Recipes — Kale

Garlicky Swiss Chard

Bok Choy Breakfast Chard Kale Mizuna

Garlicky Swiss Chard

An easy and quick recipe that can also be used for kale and other stir-fry veggies. Serve it as a side to any roasted or grilled meat, or even as topping in your omelette!  Recipe is from NY Times Cooking. INGREDIENTS 100g swiss chard/ baby swiss chard (Stems may be removed depending on preference)  1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced  Large pinch crushed red pepper flakes  Salt   PREPARATION Stack chard leaves on top of one another (you can make several piles) and slice them into 1/4-inch strips. Heat oil in a very large skillet (or use a soup pot). Add...

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Fresh Mint Dressing

Arugula Herbs Kale Mesclun Mix Salad

Fresh Mint Dressing

This mint dressing is as refreshing as they get. It’s made with freshly squeezed lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and lots of fresh mint. Honey, Dijon mustard and garlic round out the flavors and make it irresistible. Recipe is adapted from Cookie and Kate. INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil/ garlic or lemon extra-virgin olive oil/ avocado oil ½ cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) 15g of fresh mint  3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt 10 twists of freshly ground black pepper  INSTRUCTIONS In a food processor, combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth....

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Kale & Lettuce Couscous Salad

Kale Lettuce Salad

Kale & Lettuce Couscous Salad

Recipe is slightly modified from Chelsea's Messy Apron. This salad is packed with nutrients, is filling, and — most importantly — is loaded with flavor! This salad is made with fresh kale and veggies, cooked couscous, juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy avocado, crisp red pepper, and crunchy almond bits All the ingredients are tossed in a punchy lemon vinaigrette. Serves 4 Ingredients 100g of kale 100g of crystal lettuce  1/3 cup couscous + 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes  1 cup diced red pepper 1 small avocado, diced  1/4 cup roasted almond bits ( you can use any other nuts/seeds)  Dressing 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 and 1/2 tablespoons pomegranate vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon dijon mustard...

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Homemade Pizza

Arugula Kale

Homemade Pizza

One of our favourite food is pizza! (I mean, who doesn't love pizza?) It's a great dish to make as a family!  You can check out the following links for easy to make and tasty pizza dough. The trick is really to get a pizza stone!  NY Times - Roberta's Pizza Dough Alexandra Cooks - No-Knead Pizza Dough -- Super easy and fuss free! Saturday Pizza Dough -- You'll need at least 8 hours to ferment this dough. It's worth giving it a try if you have time. The flavour of the dough is superb! Here's some pizza topping ideas: Kale pesto...

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Super Kale Pesto

Kale

Super Kale Pesto

Pesto is wonderfully versatile. It can be used in all kinds of dishes: toss it with your favorite shape of pasta, swirl it in a risotto, spoon it on top of pizzas or serve it as a sauce or condiment. While many of us are probably more familiar with the traditional basil pesto, do give this kale pesto a try to enchant your taste buds!

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