In Part 1, I discussed red, purple and blue foods and then shared a recipe for two-ingredient blueberry preserves that you can make yourself. Part 2 was Yellow and Orange foods and the featured recipe with video can be found here:Apple, Avocado & Walnut Salad.
So this time we’re covering the most obvious color when it comes to nutritious foods –
So most people know that green colored foods are good for them. I feel like our moms, coaches and health teachers have beaten that into our heads!
- vitamin A
- calcium: Remember that calcium comes from veggies too (like leafy green ones and broccoli). Not just dairy foods!!
- vitamin C
- leafy greens (think kale, romaine lettuce, spinach, and collard greens)
- cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli and brussels sprouts and cabbage – are on the AICR’s list of Foods that Fight Cancer.
- green bell peppers
- green beans