There are many reasons you should go green, both environmentally and nutritionally! It’s even fun to say go green! Everyone, GO GREEN! Here in Oklahoma, the grass is taking going green very seriously and has summoned the rains to continue to fall, non-stop.
Sneak that green into each meal and snack! Leafy greens boost bone strength, heighten immunity, improve brain function and even increase your metabolism! There are countless reasons to go green…consuming your greens is super beneficial to your health and can be done with some easy tips and tricks.Double the green that is called for in recipes. Especially if the greens are cooked spinach. Spinach shrinks drastically when cooked so I basically add an entire bag of spinach to whatever I’m cooking!
Make Green popsicles! I used Evolution Fresh Sweet Greens and Lemon juice and added 1 1/2 teaspoons of honey to the juice and gave it a good shake. Then I poured into the provided popsicle makers. It served as a great green treat! Perfect for mommas who have to satisfy their kid’s sweet tooth for the thousandth time.
When you are in a snack mode, grab a bag of broccolli and munch away! This will fill you up, give you great nutrition, and do the job. Trust me, a bag of brocolli is better than a bag of chocolates! You can buy a microwaveable bag and sprinkle some cheese on top…yum!
Order a side salad with every meal. It starts your meal off right and veggies fill you up quicker than you think! You may even pass on that dessert in the end…ha. Who are we kidding?