The basics of a salad are usually greens. Those wonderful healthy, leafy greens! Greens are nutritionally dense and provide wonderful benefits. Some of the proven benefits are cancer prevention, strengthened immune system, blood purification, and improved kidney function. This is only a partial list of what greens can do!
There are a wide variety of greens to choose from, so be adventurous and explore ones you've never tried before. Instead of regular green leafy lettuce, try watercress, broccoli rabe, or bok choy. You can even eat dandelion and mustard greens!
Chop up a variety of veggies to keep on hand. Mix with your greens and a healthy dressing, and you have a quick healthy meal.