Incorporating healthy greens into your diet is an excellent way to spice up a meal, as well as a great way to get more calcium, folate, and vitamins A, K, and C.
Taste: Also known as curly endive, these lacy greens are slightly bitter.
Smart Substitutions: Pea shoots, radicchio, and mâche.
Recipe Idea: Often referred to as chicory in the United States, this green is suited for salads. Fill your bowl up with this gourmet veggie for a French-inspired salad. Add boiled egg, bacon, goat cheese, or anything that will mesh well with the crunchy, bitter leaves. Check out the salad below for starters.