This collection of tasty ways to eat more kale is long overdue! Let’s take your outlook from “Kale?” to “KALE YEAH!!!” with delicious recipes that will change the way you think about this healthy veggie!
I’ll cut right to the chase: today we’re gonna eat kale.
AND. LOVE. IT.
Wait… don’t run!
Normally I’d be a bit self conscious about my gratuitous use of kale but today this gorgeous green veggie is going to take center stage. While it can be downright painful to eat if prepared/served incorrectly, the recipes below are guaranteed to rock your face. You’ll be team “KALE YEAH!!!” before you know it!
10 Tasty Ways to Eat More Kale
Below you’ll find options that are a mix of t-rex, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, and gluten-free. There’s something for everyone here! I’ve kale-ified everything from salads to sweet potatoes to pizza and I wouldn’t have it any other way!
KALE YEAH! Chopped Greek Kale Salad with a healthy homemade Greek dressing you’ll want to put on everything! Tender kale makes a great base for all your favorite veggies.
Fluffy sweet potatoes topped with luscious creamed kale and a medley of cheeses. We’re totally obsessed with this easy cheesy stuffed spud!
Shake up your smoothie routine with this gorgeous green smoothie. Boasting 2 cups of kale, this Tropical Mango Kale Smoothie is nutrient-packed and full of tasty tropical flavor!
These Spicy Cayenne Kale Chips are always scarfed in record time! They’re crazy easy and totally tasty with my trick for ultra-crispy kale chips!
This is not your grandma’s pesto. This is also not one of those “throw it in the food processor and call it pesto” pestos. There will be plenty of that later, but planning out a few easy steps in the beginning will take this green goodness to garlicky pesto perfection!
This lean, green, strawberry kale salad is just what you need to beat the heat this summer. Quick, easy, and downright delicious, this superfood salad is loaded with nutrients!
This cheesy broccoli kale pesto pizza uses store bought flatbread for a fast and flavorful personal pizza, perfect for busy weekdays! Skip the sandwich and serve them up for lunch alongside a cup of your favorite soup or a leafy green salad. Or dinner! Or even breakfast if you’re feeling rebellious!
Tender penne pasta tossed with fresh pesto, roasted butternut squash, baby kale, and parmesan cheese… This healthy Pesto Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale is uber easy and full of flavor!
This Cheesy Kale, Mushroom, and Rice Casserole is a great gateway recipe for anyone who wants to try kale. It’s easy, cheesy comfort food for a cold day! Don’t let the amateur photos deter you (hellooo embarassing!) – this recipe is oh so tasty and a total crowd-pleaser around here!
This Cranberry Kale Quinoa Salad with Candied Pecans and Feta is the perfect Fall/Winter salad! Tender kale, tart cranberries, creamy feta, and nutty quinoa are tossed in a super simple vinaigrette and topped with buttery homemade candied pecans. Yes please!
So what are you waiting for?
Let’s kale it up and try something new with this gorgeous green veggie!