I think it might be the summer heat that’s left me craving fresh salads all the time-including breakfast 😀
I’ve been loving mixing up greens and a particular green I’ve been enjoying throwing in is arugula. It goes great with some eggs for breakfast or into a salad for some extra flavor in your greens.
This peppery leaf can be a little underrated though. I feel like kale and spinach get a lot of the glory, but arugula is still a dark(ish) leafy green. It’s filled with antioxidants and who couldn’t use more of those?
It’s also got some vitamin C to help with boosting your immune system. It’s hard to imagine now with it being so hot, but when cold and flu season come up this might be a good mix-in for soups, omelettes, and other warm dishes.
Arugula contains vitamin A which is great for your eyes since it helps protect the surface of your eyes.
Did you know it also contains some calcium for strong and healthy bones? I don’t do dairy milk so getting in calcium wherever and however is pretty important to me and I know my bones will thank me later on.
There are so many different types of greens out there and they all have so much good nutrition in them so if arugula is not your thing that’s totally okay. I just wanted to highlight it because I think it’s a fun change up!
Do you like arugula? How do you use it?