Kale and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Here is a very simple Kale salad with roasted sweet potatoes.  When I was working in New York City, I always go to the Whole Foods market to get lunch.  They have healthy salad bar and hot dishes – buffet style.  In fall, this Kale salad is one of my favorite.  They make this salad… Continue reading Kale and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Mung Bean Threads with Sautéed Kale

I have been reading a lot of recipes with cellophane noodles, glass noodles etc.  Since I don’t have any special stores that sells these noodles, I thought to settle with mung bean noodles since they are similar to the cellophane noodles.  I bought the KAME brand mung bean threads and cooked the noodles according to… Continue reading Mung Bean Threads with Sautéed Kale

Pasta with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Sautéed Kale

Ingredients: 4 oz pasta such as Penne 1 small bunch kale thick stems removed 1 sweet potato 2 large portabella mushrooms About 4-5 sun dried mushrooms Oil spray Extra virgin olive oil Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper Method: Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.  Set aside Pre heat oven to 425 F Peel… Continue reading Pasta with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Sautéed Kale

Quinoa with Kale and Black Beans

Quinoa is a grain that does not have any smell or flavor.  That’s why dry roasting it gives a nice nutty flavor.  Also when cooking quinoa, I like to add salt since it gets absorbed into quinoa and gives a mild taste.   You can even add any other spices while cooking quinoa Ingredients: 3/4… Continue reading Quinoa with Kale and Black Beans

Kale and Carrot Stir Fry

Ingredients: 2 cups finely shredded fresh kale leaves ½ cup grated carrot ½ cup water 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut 2 teaspoons canola oil ½ cup chopped red onion 3-4 dried red chili broken into 2 pieces   Method: Wash and dry kale leaves.  Once they are dry shred the leaves. Add… Continue reading Kale and Carrot Stir Fry

Pasta with Kale and Mixed Mushrooms

Ingredients 4 oz Penne Pasta about 5 to 6 Kale leaves 3/4 cup mixed mushrooms (such as portabella, oyster, button mushroom etc.) 4 – 5 halves of sun dried tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil (optional) 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese (may be more according to… Continue reading Pasta with Kale and Mixed Mushrooms