kale sweatshirtI don’t care about what people say about kale being a healthy-food fad that will end up disappearing, I love it. In my opinion, it’s got a much better texture than regular lettuce and kale chips are one of the best snacks out there.

I’ve even considered ordering one of these kale sweatshirts online, so that I can broadcast my affinity for this green veggie to the whole world, but I think my friends might start to get worried.

Needless to say, creating a roundup of great kale recipes was easy-peasy.

kale salad1) Lentil and green apple kale salad

Tart green apple meets savoury lentils over a bed of kale in this tasty vegetarian main.

2) Sweet potato, kale and shrimp skillet

This meal makes for the perfect combo of protein, complex carbohydrates and nutrient-packed greens. It Sweet-potato-Kale-and-Shrimp-skilletmakes for a great dinner with leftovers for lunches.

3) Roasted spaghetti squash with kale

Spaghetti squash is an incredibly versatile ingredient to have on hand. It adds substance to any meal and can even be substituted in the place of pasta in many recipes. Throw some protein on this recipe and you have a delicious main.

4) Strawberry pineapple kale smoothiekale smoothie

This recipe’s author separates the pink and green layers of this smoothie, which only serves to make it that much more enticing.

5) Kale chips

This site offers not one, not two, but FIFTEEN different recipes for flavours of kale chips. Who’s down to try them all?

Kale-Brownies_46) Kale brownies

In case your lower chin just hit your keyboard in surprise, no this is not a joke. Chocolate Covered Katie is one of my favourite healthy-indulgences blogs and this mastermind has managed to find a way to get kale into brownies….and still have them taste good.

7) Kale banana smoothie

Having trouble picturing yourself eating something green in the AM? Give this banana, kale and kale smoothiecoconut milk smoothie a try. The sweetness from the milk and banana will mask the kale.

8) Toasted kale and pan fried chickpea salad

This recipe makes for a warm and nourishing vegetarian main. If you’re a big chickpea fan, check out our list of roasted chickpea recipes.

IMG_83939) Warm kale apple cranberry salad

Just looking at this salad makes me hungry.

10) Warm squash kale salad

This salad combines a little bit of everything, kale, squash, almonds, pomegranate seeds and farrow, to create a delicious one-bowl meal.


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