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5 Ways to Get More Kale in Your Diet

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A few years ago kale erupted on the market. From being simply a garnish for food platters to being a hot super food, the versatility of this green in health foods has boomed. While the craze has died down a bit, kale is a great leafy green to enjoy in the fall. It has many varietals such as tuscan, dinosaur, purple, and curly- and all are equally delicious! To make sure you get your fix of this great green this season, check out these kale filled recipes!

Pineapple Banana Kale Smoothie

Using this green in a smoothie has become a hot health and wellness trend, but can often be a bit pricey. Try instead making it at home with Deborah’s recipe from Taste and Tell. Filled with chia, pineapple, banana, and lime, this sweet and zesty drink will help you get your morning greens down easily!

Sea Salt and Garlic Kale Chips

You can find these chips in most health food stores or even in the organic aisle at your local grocery store- but what’s the fun in buying them when you can make them! Chrissy from The Busy Baker shares this delicious, simple, easy, and healthy recipe for her green chips! Better than the common store-bought potato chips, these will give you great nutrients in every bite!

Cauliflower Kale Soup

Need a healthy veggie-filled way to warm up on a crisp fall evening? Then try this delicious soup from Mira of Cooking LSL. Cauliflower gives this soup its naturally creamy texture, and kale its beautiful color. Topped with crunchy pine nuts, this is the perfect healthy weeknight dinner!

Sweet Potato Bacon Kale Hash for One

Michelle of Paleo Running Mama has made this delicious breakfast recipe that is not only paleo friendly but also whole30 friendly! Filled with sweet potatoes, crispy and salty bacon, and topped with an egg, this hash has all your breakfast cravings in one pan!

Apple Pecan and Feta Salad with Honey Apple Dressing

Of course the list wouldn’t be complete without a salad recipe. Jessica from Jessica in the Kitchen shares her take on the salad with some fall flavors. Layered with crisp apples, crunchy pecans, salty feta, and mixed with an apple cider vinegar dressing, this salad is the perfect recipe for a fall lunch!


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