Dark Leafy Greens – An Overview

Dark Leafy Greens There is quite a debate as to which is the most nutrient dense and which one is the darling of the health moment. Spinach, arugula, kale, collards, Swiss chard, cabbage, romaine, bok choy. There are numerous choices. Bottom line, they’re all good for you, with the exception of those on blood thinners…

Noodles, Nut Butter and Nappa Cabbage

Noodles, Nut butter and Nappa Cabbage “Send noods smothered in nut butter.” Swipe right! . While typically that may sound like it’s NSFW, this dish is perfect to make a little extra so you can bring leftovers to work for a nooner, or you may call it “lunch”. Whatever term you use, not only is…

Green Beans

Green Beans When I say green beans, does it conjure up images of a casserole? Do you sit and ponder if green beans are a bean or a veggie? You’re not alone. They’re low cal, crunchy and are surprisingly nutrient dense. Well, it was a surprise to me. Maybe you knew already that they’re high…

Dark Leafy Greens

Dark leafy greens Gomae is a traditional Japanese dish made with chilled spinach and a sesame sauce. It’s one of my absolute favorites. I was craving it and decided to make it. I’m not Japanese nor traditional, so I used kale. Oh and black sesame seeds instead of white. And I added some hemp seeds…

How to Love Your Liver

Who loves their liver? I do! I think about and try to care for my liver as it’s critical for maintaining optimal health. The liver boasts the title of the largest organ in the body. It sits on the right side body under the rib cage, weighs 3-4 pounds & contains about 10% of the…

Lungs and Large Intestine (Yin/Yang)

Did you know that in TCM, the lungs and large intestine form a yin and yang pair? They work together as a team. Peak Function/Hours: Lung: 3-5 am – Ever wake up during that time short of breath? LI: 5-7am – Do you wake up and immediately have to go to the bathroom (that’s good…

Kale

Who loves Kale? I do! Whether it was Beyonce who made it a starlet or it’s over all nutrient density put it on the map, kale is still the darling of the dark leafy greens. It’s not going anywhere anytime soon. There’s no getting around it’s just really f***ing good for you. It’s a liver…

Braised Radish Greens

I posted something like this before, it’s one of my go-tos and it’s really easy. You can use any greens for this recipe, and it’s a good one to prepare for those who don’t normally care for greens. I had a bunch of radish greens, so that’s what I used. 🥬1 bunch radish greens or…

Radish Greens Pesto

WHY (I love radishes) If you’re not eating roasted radishes and radish pesto, wtf are you even eating? JK. I always forget about them until I see the beautiful and colorful bunches at the farmers market. They weren’t exactly my favorite vegetable as a kid. But I’ve grown to love them. Especially for their health…

Green Smoothie

Smoothie of The Day – Green. Which is named for its green ingredients (I know, I’m SO clever) Nutrient Dense Hydrating, good fats, good for digestion, packed with nutrients! 🥑 1/2 haas avocado (you can use the whole avocado and omit the 🍌) 🥑1/2 banana 🥑1/2 cup greens (I used @traderjoesPower to the Greens) 🥑1/4 cup…