Tagged: lettuce

Lettuce Soup

Lettuce Soup

Found on epicurious.com, this lettuce soup recipe is a great way to use the lettuce’s outer leaves and ribs, which usually go to waste.  Any kind of potato and any salad greens, including lettuce, arugula, spinach, and watercress, will work fine.  Yields 4 servings. (more…)

Peach, Orange, and Lettuce Smoothie

Peach, Orange, and Lettuce Smoothie

Next time you have extra greens that you aren’t sure what to do with, try blending them into fruit smoothies like this recipe found at www.thewistfulchef.com.  Smoothies are a refreshing treat for the summer that kids will enjoy.  And, feel free to substitute any summer green or fruit.   Serves 4 cups. (more…)

Sleepy Lettuce Soup

Sleepy Lettuce Soup

Had enough salad for the season?  You can add your lettuce to a soup.  This recipe is from the book “You Are What You Eat” by Dr. Gillian McKeith. (more…)

Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Veggies

In this sweltering heat, if the thought of standing over your stove sauteing, steaming or baking any of your veggies makes you want to head to the nearest fast food or take-out counter, consider grilling at least some of your vegetables. In the time it takes to grill some hot dogs or a steak, you can have wonderful, tasty treats. (more…)

Lettuce

Lettuce

It is true, eating all that salad is good for you! While the nutritional value of lettuce varies with the variety, the following excerpt from the University of Illinois website sets the record straight:

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