Thursday, January 5, 2012

Healthy kale recipe round-up for the New Year

{Photo credits: Martha Stewart}

I was feeling a bit uninspired this evening so I texted my sister and asked for blog post ideas. She just started Weight Watchers back up again after a bit of a hiatus over the holidays and her response was "how about a healthy recipe round-up"?

It was a great idea so here you go. Six delicious kale recipes to get you on the right track for the New Year.

Kale and white bean soup
Whole wheat pasta with kale and fontina
Cannellini and kale soup
Sausage and kale soup 
Crostini with kale and parmesan 
Kale with tomato, garlic and thyme

I am obviously NOT on a diet because I'm pregnant. Actually, this is the first time in about 10 years that I haven't been on a diet for the New Year. Guess how much I love being pregnant right now? A lot.

No dieting.
No worrying about counting points.
No feeling guilty for eating chocolate muffins for breakfast or grabbing handfuls of Skittles for a snack.

Ok so I know I should still be eating healthy, and I am, for the most part. But man...I DO NOT miss the D-word at all. 


  1. I miss kale so much!! I recently moved to Prague, CZ and can't find it anywhere. Your recipes look so delicious.

  2. All of those recipes look delicious! The kale and white bean soup sounds awesome!


  3. I love kale. I like it cooked with soups and pastas and rare in salad! What a great leaf! :)


  4. All of these recipes look and sound delicious! I have been meaning to try some new kale recipes! Thanks for sharing, and happy Thursday!

  5. Same here, gonna be a mom in four months and I'm super excited and very much delighted that DIET is not in my vocabulary nowadays. :D Kale is very healthy and I might try one of these recipes in the weekend! :)

  6. I have 3 bags of kale at home that I need to use. Perfect Post!

  7. These all look so delicious, yum! Ha, enjoy being pregnant dear. :)

  8. Thank you! I'm definitely making one of these next week for dinner. Love kale!

  9. Life's too short to diet. :P Congrats on your baby-to-be!

  10. This is a great idea! I think I'm going to try the Kale Soup. :)