Hello and welcome to Cooking Green Goodness where there are lots of greens, and it’s all good!
In my opinion, all green vegetables, herbs, and fruits are delicious – or can be cooked delicious. Arugula, asparagus, broccoli, callaloo, spinach, swiss chard and zucchini are among my favourite foods. They’re also great to cook with! This section of my blog is dedicated to showing you how to make everyday meals greener. You will see tasty recipes and discover flavourful combinations you might not have thought possible, and learn about the benefits of a health conscious diet, inclusive of leafy greens and green foods. At the very least, you might decide to try something new and challenge yourself to continue Cooking Green Goodness.
A Typical Day’s Exciting Meal Plan
Want to see what a typical day’s meal plan, rich with greens looks like? Here are just a few of the endless and amazing options starting with a healthy and energizing breakfast smoothie.
If you love fruits and vegetables – juice them! Not crazy about eating fruits and vegetables? Juice them! Here’s what a typical day’s green meal plan could look like, starting with a delectable and energizing breakfast smoothie inclusive of leafy green Spinach. With natural juices, you can create endless flavours using all the beautiful raw green vegetables and fruits at your fingertips. This breakfast smoothie contains leafy green spinach, orange, mango, almond milk and a bit of oatmeal to help kick start your day. Click HERE to get the full recipe.
Optimally ripe avocados are typically known for their silky, creamy texture and rich flavors that could be described as “nutty” or “nut-like.” For a lunch or snack option, try making these delicious, easy to prepare toasts with avocado, sweet potato and shrimp.
Here’s a sweet dinner option that’s meat free and delicious! This meal is great for plant-based foodies, is packed with cooked green vegetables like broccoli and swiss chard, and topped off with spicy chickpea hummus! Click HERE to get the full recipe.
What I love about Arugula – other than saying ah-ROO-ga-la – is the taste! Tangy, peppery, and mustard-like is often the description. It’s also delicious on pizza! Try using a kale and walnut pesto as an alternative to tomato sauce. Click HERE to get the full recipe.
And there’s more, even DESSERT! Let’s get creative and discover a variety of green foods and cooking methods, like using spinach as a secret ingredient in some incredibly moist, dense chocolate brownies for example. Believe me, you’ll forget you’re eating something healthy!
Green Foods from A – Z: The Countdown
Inspired? Click HERE to see what’s green and good; my ongoing list of tasty recipes and the mission to cook all green foods from A – Z, delicious.
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