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Vegan Braised Collard Greens- a Host of Antioxidants

Vegan Braised Collard Greens

Vegan Braised Collard Greens is a tender and flavorful way to prepare these healthy greens without loading them down with unhealthy bacon.  Braising is cooking low and slow in liquid, vegetable (or chicken) stock in this case. The result is super tender greens. Don’t skip the hit of lemon at the end of the cooking.…

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Collard Greens for The Rest of Us

collard greens

Collard greens (“collards”) belong to the Brassica¬†(cabbage) family of vegetables, which means they are a cruciferous vegetable. Their dark green pigment is a signal they contain nutritious antioxidants, an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals, including calcium. You can use collards as you would any dark leafy greens, like spinach or kale.¬† Collard Greens…

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