As regular readers of my blog know, I recommend including a tossed green salad with every main meal as an easy and sure way to help guarantee that you are getting your daily servings of fruits and vegetables and the vitamins and minerals necessary for health.
I learned about incorporating salads into menus from my Mom, who was truly ahead of her time in promoting nutritious eating for her family.
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Many people don’t eat salad because they find the prep very tedious. But it really doesn’t have to be. I think the method I use here is pretty simple and quick. It can be used for salad greens, or any kind of greens you might use in your recipes, such as Swiss chard, spinach, collard greens, kale, etc.
Here’s how to make sure your greens are always free of any garden residue: