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WIAW: Go Green!

This was a week of GREEN eating!

It seems to me that if you're eating green foods--that is, green foods that don't also come in a dozen other colors and flavors--you're eating for health.  Green foods are just so darn good for you!  And although eating just one color group might sound limiting at first, there are actually so many possibilities!  Dare you to think of as many green foods as you can for thirty seconds.  M&Ms and macaroons don't count.  Ready?  GO!

..... tick tock ....

Ok here's what I was able to come up with: spinach, kale, arugula, lettuce (duh).. cucumber, grapes, edamame, celery, brussels sprouts, broccoli, peas, snapeas, string beans, zucchini, (some) apples, underripe bananas (they have the most nutrients!), 

Wow, thirty seconds is short. I could have gone on.  (Many thanks to my loving BF for serving as my timer. Now you know why I made you time 30 sec. for me.)  The point is: look how many there are!  I know, underripe bananas was a cop ou…