Search Results for "kale"


QUICK & EASY KALE CHIPS

INGREDIENTS 1 bunch of kale, washed and dried 2 tbsp. coconut oil Pink salt to taste DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Remove the center stems and either tear or cut up the leaves. Toss the kale and coconut oil together in a large bowl; sprinkle with salt. Spread on a baking sheet (or two, […]


Spinach Kale Egg Bake

Ingredients 8 large eggs 4 cups spinach and kale blend 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/2 cheddar cheese, shredded 1/3 cup green onions, sliced 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 375F. Grease a 9 x 13 […]


Creamy Fennel Kale Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS 2 medium leeks, thinly sliced 2 medium fennel bulbs, cored and thinly sliced 1/4 cup avocado oil Dash black pepper 5 cups curly kale, chopped 1 lb. organic chicken breast cutlets, skinless 1/2 cup organic, low-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup almond yogurt, unsweetened 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard Directions Preheat oven to 400° F. […]


BABY KALE & STRAWBERRY SALAD

Ingredients 5 ounces Baby Kale 2 cups Strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 cup Cucumber, sliced 1 tablespoon fresh Mint Leaves, thinly chopped ¼ cup crumbled Feta (can use less) ¼ cup dried Cranberries (fruit juice sweetened) ¼ cup roasted Sunflower Seeds Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar or your favorite Balsamic Dressing for topping (not included […]


Dr. Weil’s Kale Salad

This raw kale salad wins over even the most skeptical hearty-green newbies. It gets better after a night in the fridge. Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 cloves garlic, mashed 1/2 tsp coarse salt Pinch red pepper flakes 2 bunches Tuscan kale (about 14 oz), ribs removed […]


Eat To Beat Chronic Inflamation

Inflammation is a naturally occurring process within the body, designed to help the body heal from injury or disease. The immune system triggers it in response to a perceived threat, such as a cut or an illness. Acute inflammation, which occurs over a usually short period, is a beneficial tool that helps return your body […]


Fight Inflammation With Food And Exercise

One of the most powerful tools to combat inflammation comes from the grocery store. Choose the right anti-inflammatory foods, and you may be able to reduce your risk of illness. Consistently pick the wrong ones, and you could accelerate the inflammatory disease process. What does an anti-inflammatory diet do? Your immune system becomes activated when […]


SALMON AND VEGGIES BAKED IN PARCHMENT

Ingredients 4 cups thinly sliced vegetables (carrots, zucchini, fennel, celery, leeks, asparagus, scallions, snow pea pods, tomatoes, kale, collard greens, etc.) 4 – 6-ounce salmon fillets (works well with chicken breasts too) 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (e.g., chives, fennel, dill, tarragon, parsley, oregano) Zest and juice of 1 lemon Salt and freshly ground black […]


CHRONIC INFLAMMATION AND WEIGHT GAIN

You cut calories, fit in time at the gym, and never eat after 8 p.m. So why is it that you still can’t deflate that spare tire hanging around your tummy? Consider this: your body might be fighting against your weight loss efforts. The culprit? Chronic, low-grade inflammation. As we gain weight, some fat cells […]