Best Green Eats Ever: Delicious Recipes for Nutrient-Rich Leafy Greens, High in Antioxidants and More

Best Green Eats Ever: Delicious Recipes for Nutrient-Rich Leafy Greens, High in Antioxidants and More

by Katrine Van Wyk


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You can't survive on green drinks alone! For good health, try Katrine Van Wyk's recipes for nutrient-dense collards, kale, broccoli, and other green vegetables.
Leafy greens are the talk of the town, for they are the most nutritionally dense foods available. They are versatile ingredients that pack an enormously healthy punch. As Katrine Van Wyk demonstrated in Best Green Drinks Ever, leafy greens make terrific smoothies and juices, but she definitely does not recommend an all-liquid diet. To satisfy your hunger—and your tastebuds—eat this:
Grilled Caesar SaladShredded Chicken and Savoy CabbageShaved Collard GreensBrussels Sprouts ChipsWith 75 outrageously delicious recipes, there's something for everyone. Also included are modifications to make nearly every dish acceptable for a multitude of diets, from raw to cooked, paleo to vegan to gluten-free.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581572872
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 01/05/2015
Series: Best Ever Series
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 738,360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Katrine van Wyk came to New York from Norway as a model. Her personal struggles with food allergies led her to attend the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is now a wellness expert for and a certified 200 RYT yoga teacher. Van Wyk helped develop smoothies and juices for Equinox’s juice bars in London and Toronto. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Preface 10

Foreword 14

Part 1 Green Basics

Why Eat Greens? 19

Which Greens Do What? 24

Local, Seasonal, and Organic: What's What and Does It Matter? 38

Setting Up Your Kitchen for Success 42

Forget About a One-Size-Fits-All Diet 54

Part 2 Green Recipes

Chapter 1 Soups 59

Zucchini Basil Soup

Raw Green Soup

Sweet Pea Soup

Coconut Curry with Bok Choy and Chicken

Raw Green Garpacha

Aspuragus and Spinach-Soup

Creamy Spinach Soup with Egg

Chapter 2 Salads 75

Shredded Chicken and Napa Cabbage Salad

Warm Beet Grens, beet, and Walnut Salad

Arugula, Lentil, Goat Cheese, and Crispy Apple Salad

Green Slaw with Soba Noodles

Dandelions with Wild Salmon

Grilled Caesar Salad

Summery Kale Salad

Pumpkin and Kale Salad

Israeli Salad

Warm Winter Salad with Millet

Sardine Salad

Super-Simple Pea Shoot Salad with Radishes

Chapter 3 Sides 107

Baked Brussels Sprouts with Apple

Spicy and Tangy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pear and Bacon

Sauteed Kale

Steamed Collard Greens with Almond Sauce

Steamed Vegetables with Tahini

Swiss Chard with Lemon and Ginger

Steamed Cabbage with Dulse Butter

Green Cauliflower "Rice"

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Broccolinl, Cherry Tomato, and Kale Skillet

Roasted Broccoli with Parmesan

Chapter 4 Snacks & Sauces 139

Coconutty Kate Chips

Vegan Cheesy Kale-Chips

Whole-Leaf Kale Chips

Salt & Vinegar Kale Chips

Lime and Chill Kale Chips

Brussels Sprout Chips

Cheesy Vegan Spinach Dip

Green Hummus

Dandellon Pesto

Creamy Avocado Dip, Sauce, or Dressing

Chapter 5 Mains 159

Green Lasagna

Fried Rice with Greens

Spring Risotto with Asparagus and Spring Greens

Raw Collard Greens Wraps with Tamarind Sauce

Summer Rolls with Ch-Peanut Sauce

Cabbage Rolls with Shrimp

Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

Green Frittata

Chapter 6 Treats 190

Green Lemon Sorbet

Green Smoothie

Beets and Greens Juice

Green Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

Frozen Green Juice Popsicles

Green and Creamy Popsicles

Peachy Popsicles


Zucchini Chocolate Squares

Zucchini Kale Muffins

Index 211

Acknowledgments 221

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