Leafy green vegetables are important for a variety of reasons. Many people consider them nutritional superstars because when eaten raw they are one of the best sources of amino acids, which are the building blocks needed for protein in the body. Leafy greens are easy to digest, and they stimulate digestion by encouraging digestive enzymes.
Spring, summer, fall, or winter brings a fresh season of new organic vegetables and fruits, and farmer’s markets are just now starting to display a variety of colorful and hardy winter goodies. Among the most popular and savory winter fruits and vegetables are blood oranges, kale, lemons and limes, parsnips, pears, pomegranates, quinces, turnips,