Most nights it seems like I don’t have much time to cook dinner because we are busy and going every which way, but when my boys get hungry (or” hangry” is what we call it in my house) they want their dinner like yesterday. I usually have a protein picked out like chicken, fish or beef, but sometimes I have a difficult time figuring out a healthy, quick side to make. My go-to whenever I am in this predicament is quick, healthy greens sautéed.
USDA recommends eating 2-3 cups of dark leafy greens a week, so sneaking in some sautéed greens at dinner is a quick way to get a serving. You can use any greens, but my family favorite ones are collard greens, beet greens, spinach, and broccoli greens. We have tried the leaves from our brussel sprout plants, but my family thinks the other greens are tastier. Greens in general are low in calories and packed with so many good for you vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that they should be a staple in everyone’s diet.
How do I cook the greens that are quick and healthy?
Quick and Easy Healthy Greens Recipe
I try to keep my greens pretty simple and honestly they are super quick to cook! You could also add in any of the following veggies/flavors to make the greens your own:
Directions for Cooking Healthy Greens
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