Recipes — Kale

Hakka Lei Cha Rice (Pounded / Thunder Tea Rice)

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Hakka Lei Cha Rice (Pounded / Thunder Tea Rice)

Lei Cha is an iconic dish of the Hakka people. It typically comprises several sides of vegetables, and toppings like nuts, tofu, preserved radish, served drenched in tea soup.  There are stories that claimed that the origins of Lei Cha dated back 1800 years ago. When Shu Han 蜀漢 kingdom General Zhang Fei 張飛 was about to launch his attack on Chengdu during the Three Kingdoms era (220 - 280 AD), his soldiers fell ill to a plague epidemic. A traditional physician prescribed rice with a combination of herbs feed the troops. It cured Zhang Fei's soldiers and he went on to conquer Chengdu. And, that...

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Baked Salmon with Dill & Garlic Butter Kale Rice

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Baked Salmon with Dill & Garlic Butter Kale Rice

Sharing two recipes for a healthy and well-balanced meal.  Baked Salmon with Dill This recipe by Chef Martin Breslin from delish.com is a keeper - it's quick, fuss-free and best of all, yummy!  Serves 4 Ingredients  4 salmon fillets Cooking spray 15g finely chopped fresh dill 1/2 tsp. kosher salt tsp. Freshly ground black pepper 4 wedges of lemon Directions 1. Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius. 2. Place fish on a baking sheet lightly coated with olive oil; lightly coat fish with olive oil. Sprinkle fish with dill, salt, and pepper. 3. Bake at 180 degree Celsius for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily...

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Creamy Kale Smoothie

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Creamy Kale Smoothie

A delicious and creamy green kale fruit smoothie with banana and yogurt. Filled with healthy protein and nutrients to nourish your body and soul. The perfect drink for any time of the day! Recipe is from Erin Clarke at the Well Plated. Serves 2 Ingredients 150g curly kale, chopped and stems removed 180ml nut milk  1 frozen medium banana, cut into chunks 1/4 cup plain non-fat yogurt (Greek yogurt, or vegan diary-free yogurt) 1/4 cup frozen fruit pieces (pineapples, kiwi, apples or even berries) 2 tablespoons peanut butter (creamy or crunchy) 1 - 3 teaspoons of honey (to taste) Fresh...

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Basic Vinaigrette Recipe

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Basic Vinaigrette Recipe

You could choose from the hundreds of salad dressing bottles available at any grocery store—or, you could remember a bit of salad-dressing arithmetic and know how to make vinaigrette anytime, anywhere, and with common ingredients in your pantry. Bonus: It'll taste better, and you'll probably spend less money in the long run. Here's a well-tasted recipe from Cookie and Kate that's easy to make and taste great! You can double or triple the amount of ingredients to make a big batch and use it over the course of the week (or two!) INGREDIENTS Recipe yields ¾ cup dressing, enough for about...

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Garlicky Swiss Chard

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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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