Shrimp & Kale Pesto Naan Pizza

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 30, 2013

by Chung-Ah Rhee for NatureBox Kale pesto is perfect on pastas, sandwiches and even pizzas. Here, it’s spread on a fluffy, garlic naan crust, topped with shrimp, zucchini, red onion and a sprinkling of fresh Parmesan. Serves: 6Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 6 slices whole wheat garlic…

3-Step Recipe: Kale Chips

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 11, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor Crispy kale is my absolute favorite homemade potato chip substitute. It’s savory, salty, and oh-so crunchy. It can be made in minutes and, when stored in airtight container, keeps for up to a week!  More details: 1. Rinse, dry and oil the kale leaves: Tear…

Gotta Love… Kale

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 8, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor It’s high in fiber, low in calories. Each 1-cup serving has just 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat. It has tons of nutrients. Per calorie, kale has more iron than beef. Iron is important for transferring oxygen to other parts…

Sweet Potato Kale Frittata

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 6, 2013

by Chung-Ah Rhee for NatureBox I had a big bag of leftover kale sitting in the fridge, so I threw some ingredients together to make this frittata. With that kale, along with caramelized onions, tomatoes, and sweet potato goodness topped with melted mozzarella, you’ll want to make this for breakfast…

Kale Mac ‘n Cheese

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 4, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor I love kale just as much as the next person. It’s low in calorie and high in iron and fiber, and you can prepare it a number of ways: raw, sautéed or even in chip form. But you rarely see it utilized in comfort food.…

Quinoa, Kale & Chickpea Salad

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 28, 2013

By Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor This is my go-to recipe for every purpose. I make a large batch at the beginning of the week then portion it out into mason jars for a quick sack lunch for the work week. When friends ask me for a deliciously easy, healthy recipe,…

Lean Green Power Salad

by / ⠀Recipes Salads / March 11, 2013

Why not whip up a kale salad packed with fresh avocado, quinoa, pomegranate seeds, pecans and crumbly goat cheese along with a wonderfully tart Meyer lemon vinaigrette? It’s the perfect dish for a light but substantial lunch or dinner. You can even add your favorite kind of protein like grilled…

Kale Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

by / ⠀NatureBox / December 2, 2012

by Alex London-Gross, MPH, CHES Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite vegetable-based carbohydrates. They are packed full of vitamins and fiber, and are incredibly versatile. Stuffing them with dark greens and chickpeas makes for a satisfying side dish or meal. I like the additional protein from chickpeas and Greek…

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