Now’s time to try new green leafy veggies

By DEBORAH MCNABB
What better time than now, when gardens and farmer’s markets are plentiful, than to try new green leafy veggies? Starting a new healthy lifestyle begins with small, but consistent changes in how you eat, how you move and how you shift your perception of what is attainable.
Now that we are deep into the summer, I hope that any fad diet that was started in earlier months has come and gone, leaving you with a commitment that there is no quick, sustainable way to get healthy. Healthy is earned. You can’t buy it. It doesn’t come via Amazon or the latest protein shake craze. The best part is that by making the shift in habits, your happiness level and ability to engage in life with greater positivity simply happens. It’s organic; guaranteed!
An amusing encounter I had recently at the grocery store was when the young clerk held up bok choy and said he had no idea what it was. I had to name off several vegetables in order for him to ring them up on the register.
Have you ever found yourself feeling like the clerk, looking at a sea of green leaves and wondering what to do with them? You and your family may have made the switch from Iceberg to Romaine, but what about bok choy, watercress, and dandelion greens? Are they cooked or eaten raw, you may wonder. Will they taste like freshly mowed grass? Well, I can assure you that they don’t taste like grass!
When it comes to protecting your health and nourishing your body on a cellular level bok choy ……
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Source: Wicked Local Marshfield

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