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kale

It’s Green & It’s Good for You. Find Out Why.

Does kale nutritionally stand up to all the hype? It sure does. You want food that packs a punch, think dark green leaves. As Popeye was aware, spinach is another amazing source of vitamins and nutrients, providing more fiber, magnesium and iron than kale. • Kale is rich in vitamins A and K • It’s a great […]

St. Patrick’s Day Fiber-Packed Smoothie

We’re going green for St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast!  Our St. Patty’s Day smoothie gets it’s green from spinach and kale both loaded with fiber, iron, vitamin K, C, A and calcium. Read: Why a People Going Crazy for Kale? SIZE: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup pineapple-I use frozen from Trader Joe’s 1 banana a handful of spinach a […]

25+ of Our Favorite Salads for Summer

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad! Here are a bunch of our favorites. Watermelon & Feta Salad Just the right amount of sweet and savory. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few […]

Kale, Quinoa and Mango Lunch

I have been trying new healthy recipes this month from Danette May. This is one of my favorites and it is so easy to make. I have had it for lunch and dinner. My husband liked it as well. If you make a batch of quinoa ahead of time it takes only...

Chicken and Kale Casserole

Trying to squeeze kale into meals may prove difficult, as kids stick their noses up just with the mention of it. Chicken, pasta and cheese serve as a quick disguise. A little bit of everything goes into this delicious weeknight entree. READ: Is Kale...

Coconut Kale Green Smoothie

I am trying to get a little healthier this year. I bought all the ingredients for this green smoothie today. I was given the recipe from a nutritionist. It is healthy and tastes great.

Barley & Kale Salad with Golden Beets & Feta

This recipe was recently published in bon appetit magazine… it looked (& tasted) so delicious and had so many good things in it, I had to pass it along!  One of those salads you should prepare a day ahead so the flavors meld overnight...

Our 10 Favorite Kale Recipes

Kale is everywhere! But what’s so great about it? Kale: • is rich in vitamins A and K • is great source of calcium and cooked kale gives you more iron per ounce than beef. • has antioxidant vitamin C and can provide 900% of your RDA of vitamin K. Vitamin K prevents bone loss, especially important after menopause. HERE ARE A […]

Sausage Lentil Kale Soup

They had me at lentils!!! This recipe I found in Real Simple Magazine caught my eye because I love lentils. I thought I’d give it a shot, and it turned out great. This is a soup that is a meal. It’s extremely hearty, perfect for these bone chilling days, and does not require a great deal of […]

Guiltless, Heart-Healthy Chips with a Kick!

Here’s a tough habit to break… not eating the entire chip bag. Limiting ourselves to an appropriate “portion” of tortilla chips, potato chips, pretzels (you get the gist) is challenging… Give healthy hearty kale a go....

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