Red Quinoa Pilaf with Kale and Corn; photo by Susan Voisin, Southwestern Kale Salad; photo by Rachael Braun, Green velvet smoothie (kale, banana, and avocado); photo by Susan Voisin. Required fields are marked *. In a lot of recipes, not just on VegKitchen, for example, “a bunch” of kale is called for. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. These crispy tofu croutons originally appeared in Lauren Grant's recipe for Diabetic Living magazine (see Associated Recipes). It’s a vegetable that I don’t think I had ever tried until last year, when I was introduced to it via a cookbook all about kale (Let Them Eat Kale! Serve over cauli rice for a complete and perfect keto meal. Creamy pine nuts and salty Parmesan cheese added at the end balance the flavors. If the recipes listed below aren’t enough for you, or you prefer your recipes in book form, you can also explore Nava’s book, Wild About Greens. Lacinato kale, also known as dinosaur kale or Tuscan kale, has flat, dark green-blue leaves--and its tenderness makes it perfect for eating raw, like in this salad. Southwestern kale power salad from Cookie and Kate [vegan], Kale and potato breakfast hash (pictured above) Hope you managed to get some sleep after your late night! :), Ooh thank you so much for this. Thanks for the inspiration! We like French green lentils, which hold their shape when cooked. Turnip pesto pasta with artichoke hearts and kale from The Roasted Root [vegan] How to cook for vegetarians and meat-eaters, Turnip pesto pasta with artichoke hearts and kale, Kale salad with pomegranate, orange and pine nuts, Kale and asparagus Asian broth with spelt, Creamy kale, egg and wild garlic toast bake, Wild rice and kale salad with smoky sweet potatoes, Kale, roasted cranberry and smoked almond salad, Tofu, kale and shiitake mushroom ramen noodle soup. Kale is one of the hottest food trends going these days, and since it’s one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, VegKitchen is all to happy to jump on the bandwagon. Copyright 2020 - - All Rights Reserved. Your email address will not be published. I am addicted to kale! If a recipe calls for 2 kale “leaves”, how many cups is that,or grams, or ounces? Kale salad with pomegranate, orange and pine nuts from Rachel Cooks [vegan], Kale and asparagus Asian broth with spelt (pictured above) [vegan] Kale stuffed shells from Baked Bree, Kale and avocado burritos (pictured above) [vegan] The addition of mashed potatoes gives this an upside-down shepherd's pie feel. thank you so much for including me! I suppose the main reason is that it’s delicious and seriously good for you (it’s a so-called superfood! Since then, it’s quickly shot up to a pretty prominent position on my ‘favourite vegetables’ list (which is a list that I’ve never actually made, by the way, in case you think I spend my Friday nights writing lists of vegetables). Creamy portobello and kale quinoa bake All Rights Reserved. I know I should have more kale in my veggie diet, but am insure how to make it palatable! Swapping tofu for the bread in these meal-prep Caesar salad bowls bumps up the satiety factor with 18 grams of protein. Great recipes! Maca Root: Are There Side Effects or Precautions? 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I would say 1 kale leaf, chopped, would be about 1/2 cup. It helps tenderize the leaves and infuses the sweet-tangy flavor of the dressing directly into the heart of this healthy winter salad. If you’ve never had kale, it’s your typical leafy green, but it’s much sturdier than, say, spinach. You probably won't find crumbled Cheddar at your market, but all you have to do is buy the cheese as a brick and then slice before breaking it into little chunks. Pomegranate seeds and pistachios bring a jewel­like finish. Tx, You should definitely give it a go, it’s really lovely :). Haha I’m yet to try a kale smoothie. I added kale for extra green power! There is so much delicious inspiration here – I am dying to try your creamed kale! Enjoy! I hope it turns out well for them. ), setting this quick healthy soup recipe apart from the rest. PLEASE tho check the links — I was excited to see the raw massages kale salad and share with a budding vegan but that link currently leads to a mushroom barley soup…? Now, learning how to cook kale is very easy: it’s simply a matter of sauteing it in a hot pan with olive oil and a little garlic to flavor it! Kale and cheddar bubble and squeak from Tinned Tomatoes Tossing it all with mint, feta and red onion gives it a Middle Eastern flair. A bunch, about 8 to 10 ounces. During the holidays, we need workhorse recipes. Garlicky kale sauce from Coffee and Vanilla In this healthy kale salad recipe, you massage the dressing into the kale, tenderizing the leaves and infusing the salad with sweet balsamic flavor. By Fioa. Kale is one of the hottest food trends going these days, and since it’s one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, VegKitchen is all to happy to jump on the bandwagon. I am excited Thank you for this. Definitely pinning this one for future reference. Kale pizza crust from Perry’s Plate, Wild rice and kale salad with smoky sweet potatoes (pictured above) [vegan] ), but it’s presumably been delicious forever, so I’m not sure what has caused the sudden kale lovefest. ©2020 Easy Cheesy Vegetarian. Thanks very much for including my recipe. Nacho cheese kale chips from The Roasted Root [vegan] I have a difficult time trying to figure out how much “1 kale leaf” really is? I buy bags of curly kale that are fairly stripped of stalks. © 2020 is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. I’m so happy my lil’ book inspired you to try and fall in love with kale! It keeps its shape when you cook it, and sometimes even goes a little bit crispy around the edges, which is amaaazing. Welcome to Easy Cheesy Vegetarian, formerly Amuse Your Bouche! Double this and top each portion with 3 ounces grilled or roasted chicken to take it from a simple side to a quick main dish. What a gorgeous, crazily tempting selection. If you miss the tomatoes, feel free to add them to the mix. My staff has been looking for some healthy alternatives and recipes. Thanks for sharing, I’ve never tried kale. Kale and tomato brown rice bowls This is going to be great. This Mediterranean stew is a healthy dinner chock-full of vegetables and hearty chickpeas. If you want to serve it simply, try sautéing it in a little butter or oil, with some garlic and plenty of salt and pepper. I think I’d only manage a little bit in a smoothie, with a lot of fruit! Chocolate and hazelnut green smoothie from Fuss Free Flavours [vegan] Ready in under an hour, these vegan recipes make for … Lemon Ginger Tea: 5 Reasons Why You Should Drink It.