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Powerpacked Mango Coconut Kale Smoothie
Powerpacked Mango Coconut Kale Smoothie

Mango is the king of summer fruits and is available in abundance these days. It’s rich color and luscious sweet taste is a perfect company to any meal of the day. Growing up in India and in summer’s this was the fruit that everyone anxiously waited for. Different shapes, color and varieties were flooded in […]

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Kale Adai

I was intrigued by this nutritious green leafy vegetable with multiple benefits – Kale! My challenge was to incorporate it into south Indian traditional cuisine. After much thought I came up with 3 such recipes. This ‘Kale Adai’, a healthy traditional lentil pancake, with addition of Kale becomes even more nutritious. Ingredients: split pigeon peas […]

Kale-a-palooza Salad

I created this salad for a Food Blogger Los Angeles meeting called Kale-a palooza. We all brought kale dishes to our meeting. Kale is one of the healthiest, most nutrient-dense veggies on the planet. This holds up well as leftovers, too. From the original site: And so was born Kale-a-palooza Salad, a fitting main dish […]

Kale Salad with Wild Rice and Cranberries – A Vegan Delight!

How can anyone resist a salad that is popping with color? Not only is it colorful but healthy. Kale’s anti-oxidant health benefits means it has been studied more extensively in cancer research than any other health condition. Kale’s nutrient richness is found in three areas: 1) antioxidant nutrients, 2) anti-inflammatory nutrients, and 3) anti-cancer nutrients […]

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How to Freeze Greens

Welcome again to Jennifer Locklin of Jane Deere!  For the second in her “Techniques” series, she brings us all the info we’d need to freeze greens for future use.  This swiss chard she’s working with here is just lovely.. she’s lucky enough to have grown her own, but you could of course use greens from […]

Better Than Trader Joe’s Kale Salad

We love raw kale salads and this is one of the best we have ever made! Super healthy, too. From the original site: This is the tale of the teenager who became besotted with Trader Joe’s prepared, packaged Kale and Edamame Bistro Salad, and the mom who was going broke buying them for her, at […]

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Raw Kale Salad with Avocado and Blood Orange

Sometimes you need to just rely on your judgment instead of a written recipe, don’t you agree? In fact, the name of this recipe pretty much tells you all you need to know. Go ahead…step outside your comfort zone. Try it! From the original site: I had a ripe avocado and a blood orange just […]

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How to Cook Greens……for St. Patricks Day!

Ok, I’m from the South, what can I say…. I love greens!   I got Kale in my Gaia’s Greens box last week, and Collards this week so it was time to cook up some greens!  And then when I realized it’s almost St. Patricks Day and Greens are, well….Green, I knew for sure that this […]

A flexible “roasted” dinner… Kabobs with Roasted Veggies

Shrimp and Sausage Kabobs with Roasted Vegetables There are many foods, particularly vegetables, which are excellent roasted in the oven. So if you’re going to heat the oven up to roast a veggie or two, why not make a meal out of it? This dinner idea can be pulled together relatively quickly (to the table […]