Kale is one of our favorite superfoods. It’s rich in vitamins A, C, and K. Vitamin A is essential for healthy eyesight, vitamin C strengthens your immune system, and vitamin K keeps your skin healthy. Kale is also low in calories and high in fiber and protein. A single cup contains 3 grams of protein, 2.5 grams of fiber, and only 30 calories.
Kale is also a versatile cooking ingredient. You can do almost everything with it! Check out these 50 kale recipes, including everything from kale breakfasts to kale desserts.
1. Pad Thai Kale Salad
We’ve put a healthy twist on pad thai! Skinny Ms. has transformed this take-out favorite into a nutrient-packed salad with 13 grams of protein, tons of heart-healthy fats, and only 21 grams of carbs.
2. Kale Berry Salad
With antioxidant-rich berries, this superfood salad delivers tons of nutrition for only 135 calories per cup.
3. Kale Caesar Salad
This salad is made with baby kale, which is more tender than regular kale. We’ve also used a homemade dressing, a healthy version of Caesar made with Greek yogurt, which adds protein to your meal without any sugar or unnecessary ingredients.
4. Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas
Vegan, gluten-free, and packed with essential nutrients, this kale and chickpea salad is a must-have recipe. The ingredients are simple: kale, chickpeas, avocado, and spices. The homemade dressing is creamy and made with clean ingredients.
5. Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
This superfood salad is a quick and healthy option with a lemony kick.
6. Raw Kale Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Enjoy all the benefits of kale in this sweet and filling salad. With 10 grams of protein and tons of healthy fats from almonds, this is a satisfying dish that delivers everything you need.
7. Creamy Kale Potato Salad
Traditional potato salad is made with mayonnaise or other unhealthy creamy ingredients that pack in calories without any nutrients. This recipe substitutes mayonnaise with protein-rich Greek yogurt and adds vitamins and minerals through a variety of superfoods.