1. Roasted Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Almonds, Dates, and Parmesan
We're loading up on veggies and good-for-you ingredients with this nutritious, warm salad that's made up of some of our favorite superfood heroes—sweet potato and kale. With crunchy almonds, sweet dates, and nutty Parmesan, it's not to be missed. Cook, relax, and enjoy! Get the recipe here.
2. Roasted Carrots & Crispy Kale with Farro & Miso-Honey Vinaigrette
The key to satisfying vegetarian meals is combining a variety of textures and colors, just like the ones in this salad. Roasted carrots and onions, crispy kale, and tender farro hit all the right notes. Toasted pine nuts and sesame seeds add crunch and a sweet and salty dressing pulls it all together. Cook, relax, and enjoy! Get the recipe here.
3. Quinoa-Bean Veggie Burgers with Kale Chips
These hearty vegetarian burgers have a few secrets. First, cannellini beans get mashed into the patties for protein and structure. Second, sharp white cheddar gets folded in for melty pockets of savory satisfaction. And, finally, caramelized onions make every bite irresistible. Oh yeah, this recipe makes four—count 'em—four, big burgers so you can feed a crowd or take a burger to work for lunch tomorrow. Cook, relax and enjoy! Get the recipe here.
4. Quinoa "Fried Rice" with Roasted Mushrooms & Kale
Major flavor players like tamari, sesame oil, fresh ginger, and garlic add plenty of pizazz to this healthier take on fried rice, using nutty, protein-rich quinoa instead of white rice. Be sure to let your skillet get hot before sautéing the quinoa, as those crispy bites truly make the dish. Cook, relax, and enjoy! Get the recipe here.
5. Mushroom Tartines with Green Apple & Kale Salad
The key to this French-style open faced sandwich is browning the mushrooms. Flavorful, meaty cremini mushrooms are sautéed in butter over medium-high heat. Resist the urge to stir too often, and season with salt only after they've browned—salt extracts moisture and the mushrooms will brown best when dry. The tartines are served alongside a tart apple and kale salad for balance. Cook, relax, and enjoy! Get the recipe here.
6. Potato Gnocchi and Kale with Ricotta & Cheesy Breadcrumbs
True Italian cuisine is all about the ingredients and this dish is a perfect example of that beautiful simplicity. Tender potato gnocchi and hearty Tuscan kale are sautéed with bright, tangy lemon juice and then finished with creamy ricotta and crispy, Parmesan breadcrumbs. Cook, relax, and enjoy! Get the recipe here.