Classic Southern braised collards are simmered with smoked pork for a rich and meaty flavor. This vegan version re-creates all of the dish’s most important qualities—a deep, rich, and savory pot likker (broth); meaty bits (in this case, mushrooms) studded throughout; and enough fat to give the collards an unctuous richness well beyond any normal pot of boiled greens. Don’t discard those braising juices, either—sip, slurp, or sop them up. Get Recipe!
Many people tend to get excited about smoothies in the summer, when fresh berries and stone fruits are at their best. Not me. My blender usually gathers dust in the summer months (I never let those fresh berries sit long enough to make it into a smoothie), but in the winter, my body craves cool, creamy, fruit-laden drinks. And this smoothie in my current go-to.
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