12 Powerhouse Vegetables You Should Be Eating

3. Baby Kale

Baby kale is a powerful superfood that you simply must add to your daily diet for it is loaded with a wide host of nutrients, including bone-strengthening vitamin K, beta-carotene and vitamin C. You may not warm up to its strong taste, but you can always enhance the flavour with herbs, seasonings and spices.

Baby kale leaves have a scrumptiously tender flavour, so you don’t have to worry about chopping them up. Toss them to your salads, sandwiches, pastas, soups, wraps and burritos.

Be sure to pick out baby kale varieties that come in plastic containers, you are likely to spot them near baby spinach at the vegetable section in your local grocery store.

4. Beet Greens

The leafy tops of beets roots are loaded with high amounts of vitamin K, which has been directly associated with a marked reduction in the risk factors that contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. One cup of raw beet greens is all you need to brim up your body with twice your recommended dosage requirement of this essential antioxidant.

You can make an indulgent and nutritious side dish by seasoning some tender beet greens with garlic, herbs and olive oil. You can even toss some chopped beet greens to your salads, soups, pastas, casseroles and frittatas.

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