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...]

Kale Salad with Dates, Almonds & Citrus Dressing

Your meals for summertime should hopefully reflect the season: light and airy, bursting with JOY and supreme flavor. Or, at least that was my goal this summer for my meals. And, so far, I’ve stuck to that mantra. Since I have been cooking for one these past few weeks while my kids are off at camp, I’ve been trying to make dishes are equally tasty for lunch and dinner and can be served as left overs the next day. Last summer, we fell in love with the Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums. I think I served it at least once a week. Yesterday … [Read more...]

Kale and Green Bean Salad

Our new veggie discovery this year was KALE!  It took about 5 tries and now both of my kids love kale.  Of course, the first time I served it to them was as a chip, baked in the oven with a little bit of olive oil, sea salt and parmesan cheese.  Now that they’re convinced they like kale, I feel like I’ve got full reign to try more dishes on them. And, we’re growing three different kale plants in our garden too so I had to find more uses for this leafy green. Since it’s been so hot, I figured I’d try to make a cold kale salad using our … [Read more...]