There’s a ton of our favorite fruits and vegetables thriving this Season! The winter months bring us a kingdom of foods that are vital to a life of wellness and longevity. This month we’re highlighting one of our favorites in the kingdom: The Collard Green.
Collard Greens are a part of the Brassica oleracea species and are rumored to bring a fortune of good luck especially when eaten in the new year. Considering all of its health benefits and it’s promising lore of prosperity and abundance, we chose the Collard as our food of the month!
Collards are a dark leafy green which in some folklore symbolizes money. The rich green color is actually a sign that the vegetable has large amounts of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is a component that promotes healthy reproduction of skin cells and can be used in detox treatments. Collards are an anti-inflammatory food! They contain antioxidants that help release toxins from our bodies and keeps our hearts beating and healthy. So we’re saying, “Out with the old, and in with the New Year!” by celebrating with a big bowl of this comfort food to start the year off right!