Leafy green vegetables are rich sources of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Leafy green vegetables include kale, spinach, collard greens, cabbage and lettuce. They may guard against cancer and inflammation and regulate blood sugar.

Health benefits of leafy greens may include:

  • Guard against cancer and inflammation
  • Contain antioxidants that protect eyes 
  • Regulate blood sugar
  • Have a good amount of fiber

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Recipes with leafy greens

garlic spinach korean style in a small plate served with chopsticks and ground sesame seeds
Garlic Spinach
low carb bibimbap in a bowl
Bibimbap
Korean style beef lettuce wrap
Beef Lettuce Wrap
Salad with mandarin oranges and walnut
Orange Walnut Salad
Pomegranate Orange Salad with baby spinach
Pomegranate Orange Salad
Roasted pumpkin salad with walnuts
Roasted Pumpkin Salad
creamed Kale served in a bowl
Creamed Kale
Coleslaw with Low-carb Yogurt Dressing
bacon cabbage stir fry in a frying pan
Bacon Cabbage Stir Fry

Stir fried Bok Choy
Stir Fried Bok Choy
raspberry salad
Raspberry Salad
bean salad with canned kidney beans
Bean Salad
Curry Chicken on butter lettuce
Curry Chicken Salad
Crispy Chickpea Salad in a bowl
Crispy Chickpea Salad
Apple salad with sugar free dried cranberries and toasted pecan
Apple Cranberry Salad
Christmas wreath salad served with a bowl of pine nuts in the middle and a simple vinaigrette dressing
Wreath Salad
Stir fried pea leaves in a large pan with garlic cloves in the background
Pea Tips Stir Fry
Vegan Palak Paneer
Vegan Palak Paneer
Korean garden salad with low carb, gluten free dressing
Korean Garden Salad
Strawberry Rhubarb Spring Salad with Lemon Dressing
Strawberry Rhubarb Salad
Vegan Chickpea Wrap served with lime slices and parsley
Vegan Chickpea Wrap