We all know that greens are good for us. Nutritional powerhouses, greens are low in kilojoules and are among the richest sources of fibre, protein and essential vitamins around. Yet these humble vegetables are usually overlooked in everyday meals. Too often we’re content to drizzle dressing on a few lettuce leaves and call it a day, thereby missing crucial opportunities for extra flavour and nutrition.
Greenilicious seeks to revolutionise our approach to greens and show us just how versatile and delicious these verdant veggies can be. From spinach and curly kale to savoy cabbage and witlof, Greenilicious demystifies more than 40 different green vegetables while outlining the nutritional benefits, flavour and texture characteristics, and simple storage and cooking tips for every variety.
With over 100 mouth-watering recipes, Greenilicious demonstrates that greens can be the main attraction of everyday eating – not just a sideshow. Discover a vibrant array of starters, soups, mains and desserts, as well as a green smoothie collection that’s guaranteed to spark the imagination and tastebuds. With Leigh Drew’s simple yet flavoursome recipes, you’ll soon be creating nourishing, greens-based meals to delight the whole family.
About the Author
Amanda Benham is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist who has been helping people adopt healthy herbivorous diets since 1992. She holds the following post-graduate qualifications in nutrition and dietetics: Master of Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics), Queensland University of Technology (Australia), Graduate Diploma of Nutrition & Dietetics, Queensland University of Technology, Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition, Deakin University (Australia).