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The Greatist Table: 5 Healthy Greens Recipes from Around the Web
There are thousands of new recipes posted online every day. We love trolling sites like Pinterest, Gojee, and Tastespotting as much as the next person, but we realize that can be a huge time drain. Everyone knows that dark, leafy greens like kale and spinach are chock full of antioxidants, vitamins, fiber, and calcium. But there are only so many spinach salads and kale chips a person can eat before losing interest and reaching for the cookie jar! This week on The Greatist Table we found five tasty, fresh greens recipes. We hope you enjoy these delicious and inventive ways to use greens.
Kale and Sundried Tomato Hummus via Vegan Yum Yum For those who don't love kale's unique texture, this homemade hummus is a perfect way to sneak in extra nutrients.
Autumn Chickpea & Greens Stew via Everybody Likes Sandwiches Feeling chilly? This veggie-filled stew will warm you up from the inside out.Photo: Jeannette Ordas / Everybody Loves Sandwiches
Pasta with Kale Pesto, Shrimp, and Tomato via The Perfect Pantry A light and flavorful version of an Italian classic.Photo: Lydia Walshin / The Perfect Pantry
Green Smoothie via Two Peas & Their Pod Start the day off healthy with a fresh fruit, yogurt, and spinach smoothie.Photo: Josh and Maria / Two Peas & Their Pod
Spinach Muffins via Green Kitchen Stories Dark greens and baked goods sounds like a weird combination, but these savory muffins make a perfect snack.Photo: David and Luise / Green Kitchen Stories
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