12 Delicious Ways To Eat More Leafy Greens This Week

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We all know how good dark leafy greens are for us—they're packed with vitamins A, C, B, E, and K; fiber; and minerals. We also know that we should be getting a good dose of them every day. Here are 12 ways to incorporate more greens into your meals that are simple, tasty, and not salad.

Banana Mango Green Smoothie Bowl

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Smoothies and smoothie bowls are a great way to sneak some greens into an otherwise sweet breakfast.

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Toast With Radishes + Dandelion Greens

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When in doubt, put it on toast. This recipe starts with a base of herbed sunflower-seed spread and tops it with sautéed dandelion greens, edamame, and radishes for the perfect spring toast.

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Sweet Potato Kale Hash

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Toss some greens into an easy hash and top with a tofu scramble for vegan breakfast excellence.

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Asparagus, Fennel + Spinach Soup

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This soup brings together some of spring's best ingredients. Add greens toward the end of cooking, then blend to create a smooth puree.

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Swiss Chard Wraps With Thai Chicken

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Lower maintenance than collard greens, Swiss chard makes great wraps for this Thai Sweet Chili Chicken with Peanut Sauce.

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Kale White Bean Artichoke Dip

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Kale is a great addition to this creamy vegan dip that everyone will love.

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Turmeric Cauliflower + Crispy Kale Tacos

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Like toast, tacos are a great vehicle for those dark greens. Add some texture and crunch by making kale crispy in the oven.

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Creamy Vegan Pasta With Swiss Chard

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Stir greens into pasta to balance out a creamy sauce and give a pop of color.

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Vegetable Fried Rice With Spinach

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Another easy way to get more greens is to include them in simple stir fries and veggie dishes, like this fried rice.

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Kale, Hemp + Flaxseed Oil Pesto

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Blend kale (or spinach, arugula, or watercress) into pesto and toss with pasta. This recipe gets bonus points for additional superfoods hemp seeds and flaxseed oil.

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Dal Palak

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Spinach goes with a lot of things, but it's particularly great when added to Indian curries and other stews. Simply stir into a warm curry and enjoy.

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Super Green Chia Pudding

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Yes, you can even add greens to chia pudding—give it a try!

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