Don’t Toss the Leafy Greens from Root Veggies- Eat Them!

Don't Toss the Leafy Greens from Root Veggies- Eat Them!

Don’t toss the leafy greens from your root veggies- eat them. Many people believe root tops could be potentially toxic to the body but really they are not and are safe to eat in moderation. So, before you toss the leafy greens into the compost, discover great ways to prepare common root greens from carrots, beets, and radishes.

The greens are packed with nutrients and can be used in a variety of ways. Root tops do not stay fresh for very long- so use them up quickly. I remove the leaves from the root immediately and prep them for a future salad, sauté, or stew.

Don't Toss the Leafy Greens from Root Veggies

Don’t Toss the Leafy Greens from Root Veggies- Eat Them!

Do you eat root greens? If so, what is your favorite way to dish them up to your family?

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