Superfood Spotlight : Dark Leafy Greens

Dark Leafy Greens

Types: Kale, Swiss Chard, Spinach, Turnip Greens, Mustard Greens, Rapini, Collard Greens, Red ad Green Leaf Romaine, Bok Choy, Watercress.

Vitamins/Minerals Content: Vitamins A,C,and K, Folate, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Iron.

Health Benefits: 

  • excellent source of antioxidants
  • fiber and sulfur to detoxify the body
  • supports a healthy neurological system due to folate
  • Anti-inflammatory properties due to their rich source of omega 3s
  • formation and development of healthy red blood cells by Iron.
  • contain antioxidants that could remove free radicals in the body before they become harmful and turn into certain cancers


Mediterranean Inspired Kale Salad

4 servings

  • 1 can BPA free chickpeas
  • 2 bunches of kale chopped
  • 1/3 cup of feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp ground cumin
  1. In a bowl combine chickpeas, kale, feta cheese, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and cumin. Add sea salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Toss all ingredients together, mix well, and enjoy!


Healthfully Yours,

Krystal Goodman