Collard Greens

Sweet ‘n Sour Collards

  • Author: Gina ~ The Life Giving Kitchen
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


These healthy Sweet ‘n Sour Collards have a hint of maple sweetness and a punch of apple cider vinegar sourness that makes this recipe a yummy vegan way to enjoy fresh collard greens.



7 ounces fresh collard greens

2 tables spoons coconut oil

1/3 cup chopped onion

1 1/2 cups vegetable broth

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt

2 tablespoons  of Blend 11 seed and nut mix (optional)


  • Using a sharp knife trim the large vein of the stem off of the leaf. Discard stems.
  • Rince leaves under cold water and then stack them with large leaves on the bottom.
  • Tightly roll the stack of leaves lengthwise, like a cigar. Slice crosswise into 1/4 inch pieces.
  • Place the coconut oil in a medium size pot, heat over medium heat. Add onion and saute until slightly tender.
  • Add collards and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add vegetable stock, maple syrup, vinegar, and salt. Cover pot and turn heat to low. Cook for 45 minutes.
  • Serve warm, top with Blend 11 nut and seed blend mix.


Keywords: collards

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