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Collard Greens Growing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Collard Greens Growing.

Getting Your Greens

When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr...  Read more

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Collards

Collards are a Southern delight with a mild cabbage-like flavor. High in calcium, the leaves actually get a boost in taste after a light frost. Collards are a nutritional powerhouse that few others can match. Hardiness Zones: 5-11 (Find your h...  Read more

What to Eat This Spring

In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food any time of the year. Although it's nice to have watermelon in February and asparagus in August, many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in se...  Read more

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Kale

Kale is part of the cabbage family and is closely related to collard greens. It has a distinct, strong flavor and comes in two edible varieties: curled leaf and straight. There is also ornamental Kale, which flowers beautifully. Hardiness Zones:...  Read more

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  Read more

How does your garden grow?
Updated 4/19/2014 3:17:16 PM

Mine is growing well. My lettuce and peas are sprouted and my blueberries are starting to appear. I see nectarines, peaches, pluots, apricots and strawberries developing as well. I have flowers on one of my tomatoes, though no tomatoes yet....  Read more

Does green tea help with weight loss
Updated 4/10/2014 4:38:37 PM

while on a diet does green tea help with weight lost?...  Read more

Does green tea help with weight loss
Updated 4/11/2014 12:24:18 PM

while on a diet does green tea help with weight lost?...  Read more

More good reasons to eat your leafy greens!
Updated 4/5/2014 12:06:28 PM

This is a link to an article published on Medscape™ - you have to register, but it's free, and it's full of great info. Nice background for cruciferous veggies... www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822800?src=wn
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What's your favorite Green Smoothie Recipe?
Updated 4/6/2014 12:47:31 PM

Mine is this: 2 cups of spinach (sometimes 1/4 is kale) 1 banana 1 scoop vanilla protein 1 fruit (usually a mango, 1/2 cup berries or whatever I have) 2 tbsp hemp seeds That's it. 30...  Read more

Low glycemic Foods

Brussels Sprouts anti-diabetes food. Recent research has shown that brussels sprouts are also a potent anti-acid anti-cancer food. Those who eat brussels sprouts stabilize blood sugars, lowering acids and possibly avoid cancer. Broccoli, the sulfur c...  Read more

Eat Greens to get minerals, fiber and vitamins

Eating Spinach. Kale, Broccoli Rabe, and Swiss chard as well as collard, mustard, turnip, and beet greens add a low-calorie dose of vitamins, minerals, and fiber to your diet. These greens have potassium which helps regulate blood pressure, and the...  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

11 Dark Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes

According to the latest USDA nutritional guidelines, dark green vegetables should be a significant component of your vegetable intake. Collard greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens, beet greens, spinach, chard, and kale are just a few of the dark...  Read more

Foods That Might Help Your Eyesight

It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma...  Read more