Sauteed Swiss Chard in Curried Coconut Milk

Have you tried to fall in love with greens and been unsuccessful?

Do you eat your greens, but do so because you know they’re good for you, not because you love them?

Have you been told to “eat your greens”, but you really don’t see what all the fuss is about?

Well if any of those are the case, it’s time we turn that around!

Did you know that it is recommended that we eat 5 servings of vegetables a day to avoid chronic disease…..but sadly, only 1 in 5 people actually do so. And that’s the minimum we should be eating! In many other countries, like Japan and France, people are encouraged to eat up to 10-13 portions daily for good health, and they emphasize that a large percentage should be greens.

To clarify, I don’t mean iceberg lettuce! I’m talking about the nutrient-dense greens like kale, swiss chard, collards, beet greens, dandelion greens, romaine, spinach, mustard greens, arugula, parsley, cilantro and the like.

Why Eat Greens?

  • They support a healtlhy immune system.
  • They support healthy metabolism and weight.
  • They are high in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.
  • They are high in fiber and support good gut health.
  • They are alkalizing to our systems.
  • They reduce the risk of cancer and other disease.
  • They are high in nutrition, low in calories.
  • They have a high mineral that will reduce cravings.
  • They fight inflammation.
  • They increase energy and promote happiness!

The evidence is hard to ignore. There are so many ways to enjoy green vegetables from smoothies, juices, salads and sides to incorporating them right into the main dish! There is really no excuse to eat your greens!

And this dish I’m going to share with you, it has converted many a skeptic. I’ve served it when we’ve had friends over for dinner, and always see the exchange of raised eyebrows, followed by the praise that starts gushing out of their mouth between spoonfuls.

My kids….they grub it all without even batting an eye.  I even get “mmmm, mmmm”‘s from my 3 year old. 🙂

And get this….this is one of the 60+ amazing recipes from my Fall Detox!

I want to share the recipe with you, so that you can enjoy the delciousness, and perhaps see that jumping in to my next detox is just what the doctor ordered.

 

Sauteed Swiss Chard in Curried Coconut Milk
 
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A dish to turn the skeptics into lovers! The coconut milk and curry make the swiss chard sweet with a kick, in a combination that is purely divine!
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegan, Paleo
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 large leek, sliced
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Warm a large sauté pan over medium/low heat.
  2. Add coconut oil.
  3. When the pan is hot, add onions and leeks.
  4. Sauté for about 5 to 7 minutes until the onions and leeks are soft.
  5. Add coconut milk, Swiss chard, curry powder, salt, and pepper.
  6. Sauté for an addition 3 minutes until the Swiss chard is wilted.
  7. Serve immediately.

Get ready to feel deeply nourished from the inside out!

And leave me a message in the comments once you’ve tried it! 🙂

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My mission is to shift the perception that weight loss is a struggle and we have to deprive ourselves to lose weight. If you’re dieting and you’re hungry, you’re setting yourself up for failure. I’ve seen this personally and it’s been documented scientifically over and over.

Imagine a process where you change the way you look at food FOREVER. Imagine not being controlled by your cravings, feeling satisfied for hours between meals and effortlessly losing and maintaining a healthy weight.

You’ll have energy, stamina and immunity beyond what you thought was possible.

Even if you think you’re a healthy eater, the truth is that the food marketing industry has a way of misleading us to think things are healthy when they may actually be hurting you. These so called “health foods” are causing inflammation, both felt and systemic. And inflammmation is the root of all disease.

If you are experiencing low energy, joint pain, brain fog, moodiness, trouble sleeping, dull skin or even life-defining acne like I did, I can help. The cravings, the bloating, the gas, the pounds that just won’t budge….it all stems from the foods you’re eating.

If you’re ready to make a HUGE difference in your health, your life, and your well-being….then click the link below, and shoot me a message with any questions you have!

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Now go eat your greens! 🙂

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