Collard greens

Collard greens are absolutely packed with nutrients. They’re a reliable source of vitamins A, C, K, and B-6, as well as calcium, iron and magnesium. Adding this recipe into your regular rotation will benefit your bones, liver, digestive system, skin, hair, mood, and even your sleep!

3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, diced
2 lbs collard greens (about 8-10 large leaves), tough stems removed
1-2 Tbsp fresh herbs (thyme, parsley, cilantro, etc.)
Fresh ground pepper to taste
¼ cup raw sunflower seeds (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large, non-stick skillet.
  2. Add onions and garlic, cooking until onions are translucent.
  3. Add greens. Cover and steam for 10 minutes.
  4. Add salt, pepper and herbs and cover for 15 mins to continue to steam or until the greens are wilted but not soggy.
  5. Top with sunflower seeds if desired. Serve hot.




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