Fit Food: The Benefits of Swiss Chard

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Fit Food: The Benefits of Swiss Chard

What is Swiss chard? And what can you do with it? Here’s how to enjoy these leafy greens, which are full of vitamins and nutrients you need.

Easy Side Dish

Saute about 4 cups of Swiss chard in a little olive oil with garlic, salt and pepper to taste, then add 1-2 pieces of diced bacon or pancetta. The smoky meat adds a lot of flavor without too much fat. Brilliant.

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