Wednesday, February 16, 2011

How I love Collards!

Just a quick post to give respect to my favorite green.. Collards! They are a nutritional powerhouse! Just look at the stats!

You can wrap up all of your favorite filling on a raw or lightly blanched green and save around 200 calories and add major nutrition to your meals, replacing a large flour tortilla or two pieces of bread!

Raw Eggless Salad
Here are some of my favorite fillings:

Of course, you can always cook your greens too!

Do you enjoy collard wraps?


  1. I like my greens lightly steamed rather than raw, but they can still hold a spread. Thanks for the links to so many delicious-sounding fillings.

  2. I like the idea of collard wraps better than any thing I think. I've been on a kale kick lately, but I think I'll substitute with collards this week. Thanks for all the ideas!

  3. Me too, me too! I love collard wraps and I love collards in my morning green smoothie (fabulous with cacao nibs). Good and good for us!

  4. i love raw collard wraps super much. i just had some the other day for lunch filled with a creamy tahini/tofu/braggs/sunflower seed filling. yum yum.


  5. So bright and colorful! I love a good collard wrap.

  6. Collards, Chard I love it all but these are especially good for wraps like you do.

    I have to make those wonderful fillings to use in my husband's sandwiches. Whenever I make him chickpea salad, etc, he ends up sharing half of his sandwich to workmates because they love them.

  7. What a lovely ode to collards, and thanks for compiling the links to all your delish spreads that I need to try.

    I think collards, kales, mustards...the brassica family in general, are the ideal human food stuff...packed with the nutrition that we thrive on, so so good for us!

  8. I need to try a collard wrap again. I tried it raw once and didn't really care for it. I need to try it slightly blanched maybe?

    Thanks for posting those links to your favorite fillings. I'll have to try some of those! They sound so good!

  9. I love collard wraps! And I don't eat em nearly enough, so thanks for the reminder! FYI-I've got your raw kale salad from last week on my menu for this Friday night dinner. Can't wait to try it!

  10. i think i tried collards awhile ago, ill have to give them another shot.

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  12. I wish I could say I love collard wraps, but I've never seen collard here in Canberra, Australia!! Lettuce cups are my option :(

  13. I wish we had access to those magical leaves here in Germany. Your recipes using collards always sound so amazing!

  14. I love collards, too. Now I've got a craving for them.

  15. I don't know that I've ever really commented here, but I read your blog frequently!! You have the best recipes. I've been meaning to make your apple breakfast cookies for quite some time. Oh, and I LOVE collards, too! They are too amazing. <3

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