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Instead of Green Beer, Try Some Green Food

Mar 3, 2022

Try celebrating St. Patrick's Day a little different this year. There are many nutritional benefits from green vegetables. Green vegetables often have vitamin B, C, and K. It can help boost your immune system and can reduce your risk for various chronic disease such as high blood pressure. Our Cardio Club members this month have benefiting from their awesome green vegetable foods!

Check out some of these other common green food recipes which include, peas, kale, and spinach. Try them out and see if you find something you like!

Shamrock Soup

2 Cups Chicken Broth

6 Scallions Sliced

4 Cloves Garlic (crushed)


1 Pound Peas

8 Cups Fresh Chopped Spinach

1/3 Cup Light Cream

Plain Yogurt (Optional)

Add everything except Kale

Boil mixture until peas and scallions are soft

Add 8 Cups of Spinach and boil until soft.

Green Gnocchi

1/3 Cup Basil Pesto

2 Cups Baby Spinach

1 Pound Potato Gnocchi

2 Cups Snap Peas

1/3 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Black Pepper

Boil gnocchi, add peas into boiling water during final minute of cooking

Toss gnocchi and peas into bowl and toss spinach in to wilt

Sprinkle a little cheese and season with pepper

Minty Peas

2 Cups Peas Frozen

2 Teaspoons of Olive Oil (Sauté)

Take off Heat

2 Tablespoons of Fresh Shredded Mint

1 Teaspoon Lemon Peel

Dash of Salt and Pepper

Kale Chips with Onion Dip

8 Ounces Kale (Wash/Dried)

3 Tablespoons Olive Oil

1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt

Toss oil and salt in a bowl with the kale

Bake kale in single layer baking sheet for 10 minutes at 300 degrees

Flip over and bake another 15-20 minutes until crisp

Take remaining oil from tossing kale and sauté 1 onion until golden brown on med heat

Stir Sautéed onions, 1/2 cup fat free yogurt, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 3 tablespoons milk to make the dip.


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