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Escarole White Bean Soup with Chicken Meatballs

A member of the chicory family, escarole looks like romaine lettuce but has a stronger flavor with a hint of bitterness. It has beta carotene to boost your immune system and folate to help prevent birth defects.

Maple-Glazed Rutabaga with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

A side-dish so good, you'll want to make a meal out of it.

Chocolate Parsnip Chili

Winter-white cousins of carrots, parsnips contain more fiber than their orange counterpart to help combat constipation. Plus, they’re a good source of folate, which helps prevent structural defects, such as spina bifida.

Lidia Bastianich’s Swiss Chard and Scallion Frittata

Adapted from the Essential New York Times Cookbook. I highly recommend author Amanda Hesser’s suggestion to turn this into a sandwich on thin slices of focaccia. I also suggest sprinkling the top of the frittata with coarse sea salt just before serving.

Blueberry-Buttermilk Cooler

A frothy violet breakfast (or anytime) drink with a refreshing tang
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