Chopped Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Today's recipe from Lauren Kelly Nutrition is an amazingly refreshing Mexican Kale Salad with her celebrated Creamy Avocado Dressing. Any salad with Kale as its base and avocado in the dressing should be a winner.  It's light, yet tasty, and  surprisingly, quite filling as the addition of the Greek yogurt adds creaminess and protein. Bonus: this salad should hold in an airtight container for 5 days!! It's perfect for spring!   Save Print Chopped Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing Author: Lauren Kelly … [Read more...]

Valentines: Chocolate-Drizzled Kale Chips

Valentine’s Day is only a few days away so I figured why not create a simple, sweet, tasty recipe combining two ingredients I love to eat: crunchy kale and bitter dark chocolate.  Yes, you heard me correctly… I made Chocolate Drizzled Kale Chips. Take a detour this Valentine's Day.  Forget about those sweetheart  conversation hearts and the endless heart-shaped boxes filled with meltable chocolate candies.  Bake something for your loved ones that truly combines ingredients that directly serve your heart well. … [Read more...]

How to Make Grilled Kale – Video

  I'm learning most of the roadblocks I created in the kitchen were mental roadblocks.  I simply didn't have the confidence to try. With a little confidence (and patience) I'm not only cooking, but, I've moved away from my comfort zone of spaghetti and red sauce and I've ventured deep into unknown food territory. For me, it's been a complete thrill to cook with new foods that taste great and are easy to make! This summer, my biggest "Aha moment" was my discovery of kale.  And now, my entire family has adopted a new favorite … [Read more...]

Grilled Kale Salad w/ Ricotta and Plums

I know I sound like a broken record but kale is our new favorite vegetable. It’s certainly not new but, up until this year, no one in my family had ever tasted it! My mom has not one recipe in her vast archives that uses kale so, it truly does feel like this green cabbage plant has been a mystery to my family. However, since we’ve discovered it, and have fallen in LOVE with our Crispy Kale Chips, I’m on a mission to find as many tasty recipes boasting our new leafy friend.  In fact, I also planted three different varieties in my garden … [Read more...]