If you want to load your body with the best of the superfoods out there, add Swiss chard and kale to your diet as much as possible.  Kale is often referred to as the king of all vegetables, while Swiss chard is the queen.  These powerful vegetables are packed full of vitamins, minerals and nutrients that your body and mind requires on a daily basis. 

They are both excellent for detoxification and provide the liver with extra support.  Filled with chlorophyll, they assist the body in its cleansing processes.  They are also high in anti-oxidants, calcium, iron, vitamins A, B and C.  If you're dairy intolerant and feel stuck for finding other calcium options, you'll find much more calcium in kale than milk and cheese. 

Lemon Chili Leafy Greens

2 cups Swiss chard, chopped
2 cups kale, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 red chili, minced (or 1 tbsp chili flakes)
3 tbsp olive oil

Lightly cook the garlic in olive oil for a minute or two then add the leafy greens.  Continue to cook the greens for another 5 minutes then add the chillies.  Eat this as a side dish or add a piece of fish on top as a warm salad.  Another alternative is to add in some quinoa or brown rice to make it a complete meal. 


06/25/2013 11:26pm



Leave a Reply