Fern, forest, jungle, pine — whatever shade of green you choose to showcase, there is a recipe for that. This St. Patrick’s Day, take your pick of these 19 recipes that pop with green colors.
This nutritious combination of wheatgrass powder, kale, leafy greens and parsley is a vibrant dish that helps the body remove toxins.
Cilantro and mint add a refreshing kick to this zesty broccoli salad. Fish sauce, a Thai cooking staple, lends richness. Substitute soy sauce to make this a vegan dish.
Green foods like spirulina, chlorella, and blue-green algae offer concentrated nutrients, including vitamin B12 and amino acids, shown to benefit brain health.
This colorful salad uses a less-popular part of kale, and combines sweet and savory notes derived from bacon and maple syrup. The salad's vibrant colors and textures make it worthy of being the main entree.
This salad gets better a day later, after the flavors marinate, so try to save some for leftovers. It can also easily be made into a vegetarian dish by replacing the chicken with tofu.
Pomegranates’ abundant polyphenols and potassium benefit your heart, and kale is chock-full of minerals, vitamin K and anticancer sulforaphane.
Roasting asparagus concentrates its flavor. If you don’t have quinoa, serve the asparagus atop brown rice or couscous; or simply as is.
A recent statement from the American Heart Association explains that there is increasing evidence that the consumption of soy protein in place of animal protein lowers blood cholesterol levels and may provide other cardiovascular benefits. Find comfort in this blended veggie soup (that features soybeans and soy milk) to show both your heart and your taste buds some love.
This multicolored mix makes a savory accompaniment for simply prepared fish or chicken, or even served just with a loaf of crusty, whole-grain bread.
Adding greens, such as watercress, arugula and herbs, to lettuces enhances the flavor and presentation of many dishes. Here, tropical fruit garnishes and the popular salad mix known as mesclun—French for "mixture"—make an attractive bed for broiled fish.
This juicy green smoothie is a blend of refreshing coconut water and orange juice with nutritious celery, spinach leaves and avocado.
This sweet and garlicky ribbon salad makes eating vegetables more fun! Plus: The combo of magnesium (kale) and vitamin B6 (pistachios and dried cranberries) improves the absorption of each nutrient.
A springtime treat, mâche (pronounced mosh; also called lamb's lettuce) grows in sweet little florets and has a buttery taste. Rich in vitamins and minerals, mâche can replace regular lettuce in salads. If you can't find mâche, use baby spinach instead.
A satisfying meal that's perfect for weeknights. Any type of gluten-free rice noodle will work: flat, pad Thai-style noodles, spaghetti or even vermicelli. If you're sensitive to miso or following a low-FODMAP diet, substitute a mix of tahini and gluten-free tamari.
This celery leaf walnut pesto sauce wonderfully embraces the concept of repurposed food waste. Highlighting leftover celery leaves, the sauce also incorporates zesty lemon with hints of nuttiness. The sauce can serve as a great dip for Cauliflower Buffalo Bites, other vegetables or as a topping for pizza, pasta, fish, chicken or bruschetta.
Full of summer flavors and textures that harmonize and contrast in all the right ways, this salad is simpler than it looks to toss together. Snip some fresh rosemary for the dressing and you're on your way to a new favorite.
Reserve leftover broccoli stems to make a full-flavored salad that pops. This colorful dish is also a feast for the eyes, featuring vibrant apples and sunflower seeds.
Fresh ginger, baby bok choy, dry-roasted edamame and nutritious soba noodles make these vegan Buddha Bowls a winner for lunch or dinner.
A thick and creamy caramelized fig balsamic dressing is the perfect complement to hearty kale. It makes simple grilled chicken breasts feel wildly fancy when paired with toasted walnuts and roasted butternut squash. It’s a substantial salad that satisfies without feeling heavy. You can substitute any nuts or seeds for the ones listed.
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