Salads are great any time of the year,
and you can even grow your own outdoors and indoors under lights.
Small-leafed greens are excellent for indoor
Remember to wash salad greens well
and drain completely. Invest in a good
to remove excess water after washing, so the salad dressing clings
to the leaves.
Leafy green (and other colored)
vegetables are excellent sources of fiber as well as vitamin A,
iron, calcium, and many other nutrients. Note that the old
fashioned iceberg lettuce has very few nutrients and little flavor,
so you won't find it on this page!
Here are some of the most popular
salad greens with a description of their flavor and pictures so you
can "Know Your Salad Greens".
Popular Salad Greens