Green Leafy Gorgeous: The Art of Swiss Chard
Ok. So, each time that I post an image of a vegetable or flower or fruit, I’m going to tell you something about it.
Today, it is Swiss Chard and according to an article in the The New York Times, Swiss Chard is one of the eleven best foods that you are not eating.
I do happen to eat it but to photograph it has been astonishing. Seriously, is this not beautiful? (If I do say so myself)
Swiss chard: A leafy green vegetable packed with carotenoids that protect aging eyes.
How to eat it: Chop and saute in olive oil.
Aging eyes I got– but still no prescription for glasses! So, those carotenoids must be working Or, Cheez-its.
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This is the third in a series of Food Art:
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