Archive for collard greens

Smoky Collard Greens

Yes, I am a Southern girl, and one of my favorite side dishes is collard greens. I love them with a little apple cider vinegar. And they aren’t just tasty – they are SO good for you! They support detoxification, they are a great source of vitamins A, C, and K (and many other nutrients), they’re rich in soluble fiber, and they have strong antioxidant properties. I almost always have some in my fridge, and this is one of my favorite ways to enjoy them! (This recipe was inspired by Whole Foods’ smoky collard greens.)

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Not-So-Southern Collard Greens

These greens are decidedly un-Southern, mainly because they are not seasoned with animal flesh. It is very simple to make a tasty, healthy, cruelty-free version of this Southern classic using just a tiny bit of olive oil for richness, or omit the oil for an even healthier dish. I prefer collard greens, but the recipe can be used with any greens (or a mixture of greens).

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