With fresh greens as their base, the salads range from Roasted Beets and Beet Green
Salsa Verde; Onion-Pomegranate Salad; Celery, Chickpea, and Raisin; Green Onion Vinaigrette with Mixed Greens and Kale; to Snap Pea and Potato with Mustard Vinaigrette; Shaved Cabbage and White Onion with Pomegranate and Orange-Caraway Dressing; Little Gem and Cilantro Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette; and Zucchini Noodles with Feta and Lemon.
Oxalate rich foods are spinach, rhubarb, beet green
, cocoa, chocolates, coffee, tea, nuts, (peanut, almond, cashew) asparagus, cumin seed, cranberry, raspberry, dried beans, strawberries, figs, kiwis, green leafy vegetables, okra, soy sauce.
Bright Lights is a new generation of Swiss chard, a beet green
with delicately flavored, brightly colored leaves of gold, orange, pink, red and white; Salad Savoy is a member of the cabbage family.
6 to 8 large chard OR kale OR beet green
leaves OR whole lettuce leaves
If you have beet greens
, toss with a glug of olive oil over a medium heat until they are wilted and a bit stewed, about five minutes.
Spinach shares the bitterness of beet greens
and the slightly salty flavour of chard.
If you prefer the greens to the roots, try growing Swiss chard, a leafy cousin that will out-produce beet greens
Spinach and beet greens
contain oxalic acid, which makes their calcium unavailable to us.
Leafy greens -- Kale, chard, beet greens
, collards and spinach, are high in chlorophyll, a powerful antioxidant, vitamins C and E, fibre, enzymes and amino acids.
It promotes whole grains and organic ingredients through original recipes such as Gingered Beet Greens
, Sweet Potato, Onion and Ricotta Tart, and Salmon Burgers, and it offers dishes that use wild ingredients such as fiddleheads and unusual combinations such as sour cherries and chocolate chips (in a dessert, in this case).
Some people microwave beet greens
for about 10 minutes or boil them until they become tender.
Toss in washed greens--spinach, kale, beet greens