Posts Tagged ‘kale’

30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food

30 Minute Dinners

Here are ideas for 30 Minute Dinners recipes. Anyone with school-age children knows that things can get busy. Really busy with school and homework and practices and performances. And they want dinner every night! Grabbing some fast food in between activities is an option, but that can break your bottom line and your waistline pretty…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

10 Low Carb Vegetables

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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Colcannon – Side Dish of Irish Potatoes and Kale

Irish Potatoes and Kale - colcannon

Colcannon (Irish Potatoes and Kale) is a delicious Irish side dish of creamy mashed potatoes and kale or cabbage. Both kale and cabbage provide healthy amounts of fiber, antioxidants, and calcium as well as a host of other nutrients. So, choose whichever you prefer or have available. Traditionally, Irish Potatoes and Kale are served with…

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Lemony Kale and Quinoa – A Flavor-Packed Dish

Lemony Kale and Quinoa

This delicious Lemony Kale and Quinoa flavor-packed dish are ready in under 30 minutes. It packs quite the heart-healthy punch with the vitamin-rich kale and lemon combined with the good fats in the quinoa, nuts, and olive oil. Lacinato (Tuscan) kale is a bit easier to use in this recipe because of its long flat…

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Cheesy Kale Cups – Healthy Appetizers 

Cheesy Kale Cups

These cheesy kale cups make healthy appetizers can easily be modified for your tastes and what is in your kitchen. Swap spinach or other greens (chard, spinach, turnip greens, etc.) for the kale. Replace the Monterey Jack with Swiss or Cheddar. Spice it up with some garlic or dried red peppers, etc. Cheesy Kale Cups Ingredients…

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Black Beans Kale – The Perfect Pairing

black beans kale

Try this black beans kale recipe. Since cooked kale has a mild flavor, it can be added to many dishes, and it will absorb the flavor of other foods. This way, you still get the nutrient-dense benefits of the kale. Kale is a Brassica plant and is part of the same family as broccoli, Brussels…

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Kick’n Vegetable Frittata – More Than a Breakfast Meal

vegetable frittata

Start your morning right with a vegetable frittata. This one has nutrient-dense kale, purple cabbage, and a kick of red pepper. Just because they’re made with eggs, frittatas don’t need to be relegated only to breakfast. This meal can be enjoyed at any time of the day! Breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Vegetable Frittata Ingredients: 1…

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