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Leafy Greens Recipes ♥ Alphabet of Vegetables

Trying to eat more greens? Tired of the same old spinach? Then you'll love this collection of recipes for that category of plants / vegetables we call "leafy greens" or "dark leafy greens" that includes everything from common favorites like spinach and kale but also greens that might be new to you, like amaranth or dandelion greens or the southern favorites like collards, mustard greens and turnip greens. And in case you're wondering which greens can be eaten as is without cooking and which ones need a quick sauté and which ones need slow-cooking and which ones are best for Green Smoothies, today's your lucky day because this just might be the motherlode of practical information and simple recipes for home cooks who are "greens curious".

Spinach Burgers ♥

What happens when you lace a burger with fresh or frozen spinach and fresh herbs? Pure deliciousness. The burgers stay moist and juicy, either grilled (his favorite) or oven-baked (my favorite). Let the burger season begin!

Fresh & Seasonal. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Low Carb. High Protein. Naturally Gluten Free. Weight Watchers friendly. Whole30 Friendly. Paleo Friendly. Don't let me forget to mention: all that and Delish too!

Slow-Roasted Asparagus ♥

So everybody knows how delicious roasted asparagus is. But now there's slow-roasted asparagus, an Italian way of roasting fat spears dotted with Parmesan and butter and roasted for an unusually long while until delicate, dark and dreamy. Just gorgeous! People fight over the last spears!

Fresh & Seasonal. Low Carb. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free.

Pinto Bean Salad ♥

Will this be the salad of the summer? It's so fresh and flexible, it might could be. It's a simple bean salad, just pretty pink pinto beans plus green pepper, tomato and a little onion and cilantro, barely pickled in a light vinaigrette earthy with a little cumin and hot sauce.

Real Food, Fresh & Flexible. Quick to Make. Low Fat. Low Carb. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real. Naturally Gluten Free.

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing ♥

Today's easy-easy and delicious-delicious salad dressing recipe, Thousand Island. Yes, you really can make it at home with ingredients you probably already have on hand. And it's not just as good as what you can buy in the grocery stores, it's better!

Fresh & Seasonal, a Summer Classic. Budget Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Low Carb. Very Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free.