Greens can (and should!) taste good. Get creative with leafy veggies for dinner this week. Here are easy ways to work in your greens and make them tasty, too.


Monday: Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad

Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

This only takes 20 minutes from start to finish! Start your week off right with this delicious pesto pasta with arugula.

Tuesday: Grilled-Shrimp Taco Salad

grilled shrimp taco salad
Credit: Photography by Johnny Miller

It's #TacoTuesday! Skip the hard-shell and try this lightened-up taco salad with shrimp to get your Mexican food fill.

Wednesday: Kale & Spinach Soup

kale and spinach soup
Credit: Photography by Johnny Miller

If this bright and hearty soup can't get you through Hump Day, nothing will. If you want it to be a little lighter, you can cut down on the heavy cream.

Thursday: Inspiralized's Quinoa & Sausage with Broccoli Noodles

quinoa & sausage with broccoli noodles
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

FYI: Broccoli stems aren't useless! Instead of tossing them, spiralize them and add to your dinner.

Friday: White Pizza Frittata with Kale

White Pizza Frittata with Kale
Credit: Photography By Tara Donne

It's a pizza! Oh wait, it's not—it's actually a frittata. But we promise you'll love it just as much, even thought it's healthy.

Shopping List

For the Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad

  • 1 lb. campanelle (cone-shaped pasta)
  • Arugula
  • Olive oil
  • Pistachios
  • Fresh basil
  • Grated parmesan
  • Lemon juice
  • Lemon
  • Crumbled feta

For the Grilled-Shrimp Taco Salad

  • 2 small corn tortillas
  • Olive oil
  • Cumin seeds
  • 1 orange
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 romaine hearts
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 mango
  • Crumbled feta
  • 5 radishes

For the Kale & Spinach Soup

  • 2 bunches kale
  • Olive oil
  • 2 slices prosciutto
  • 1 leek
  • Ground coriander
  • Chicken stock
  • 1 can (15 to 15.5 oz.) white beans
  • Fresh spinach
  • Heavy cream

For the Quinoa & Sausage with Broccoli Noodles

  • 2 sweet Italian sausage links (6 oz. total)
  • Quinoa
  • Olive oil
  • 1 large head broccoli
  • Low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Fine sea salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Grated Parmesan (optional)

For the White Frittata Pizza with Kale

  • 10 large eggs
  • Fresh ricotta
  • Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 1 bunch lacinato or Tuscan kale
  • Lemon juice
  • Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 12 oz. shredded mozzarella