Make These 18 Leafy Greens Recipes Tonight. Feel Good About Your Future.

Use seasonal veggies in a variety of easy dishes
Apr 8, 2014 3:00 pm

Now when we say make dark leafy greens recipes, we don't mean serve 'em up straight with salad tongs and green goddess dressing. We mean serve them right. Stuff them into shells, make a pizza, stir them into risotto or wok-toss them with spicy fermented black bean paste. Ready for some dinner inspiration? 

Roasted Garlic Kale & Quinoa Salad With Cranberries Recipe

A hearty kale salad packed with tangy-sweet flavor
Nov 4, 2013 5:00 pm
quinoa and kale salad with cranberries

Blogger Wendy Polisi of CookingQuinoa is a master of the tiny little super-seed, which is why we were excited to receive a quinoa cooking book with recipes we can't make to wait, including this hearty fall salad with lots of healthy garlic and fresh roasted cranberries.

What's In Season Right Now? Blueberries, Plums And Sheep's Milk Cheeses

Also, last call for cantaloupes, and Kale emerges
Sep 19, 2013 9:00 am

As September winds down, some favorite fruits are saying adieu until next year, including cantaloupe, blueberries and plums, so get 'em while you can. Also, did you know that there are now multiple varieties of kale available? Our mid-September farmers' market guide, after the jump, plus Alfred Portale shares a seasonal granola recipe.

Kale-Ing Your Way Through Meatless Monday

A savory recipe to beat the "too much kale" blues
Aug 19, 2013 1:00 pm

I had an abundance of lacinato kale, also called “dinosaur kale” because of its big leaves and rough texture. Personally, I like to walk the middle way when it comes to most anything, particularly food, so rather than blend or juice it, I came up with an awesome new recipe that helped me take down that whole CSA box.

18 Ways To Eat Leafy Greens Tonight

You know they're good for you. Try these recipes.
Apr 9, 2013 12:01 pm
recipes with leafy greens

There's no denying it, a whopping serving of dark green vegetables will make you feel much better than a heavy, meat-laden, cheese-covered, gravy-smothered...okay, we should stop before we lose our healthy leafy greens train of thought. We rounded up 18 our favorite recipes with leafy greens, like spinach, kale, Swiss chard and seasonal spring treats like tender dandelion greens and ramps.

How To Make Lemon Kale Chips

Healthy baked lemon kale chips, step-by-step
Mar 28, 2013 3:31 pm
Photo: Mark Shaw

We made these baked kale chips at a recent FR Test Kitchen and could not get enough of them. Suddenly, no one cared for the steak (well, maybe a little), and all eyes were on the kale. No need to lecture you on the health benefits of kale since you probably already know. Trust us, this will be a new favorite snack — and not just because it's healthy.

What's Dylan Ratigan Up To? Discovering Kale Heroes, For One.

Former MSNBC host teams up with Whole Foods
Mar 21, 2013 4:31 pm

If you're an MSNBC watcher, you've probably noticed the absence of former host Dylan Ratigan. His new full-time gig: farming and sustainable food advocate. Ratigan has effectively left the building and switched gears to team with Whole Foods, focusing on America's food system. Check out this kale-tastic video of his new gig.

Hack Of The Day: Kale Salad Chips

Leftover kale salad makes excellent kale chips
Mar 19, 2013 3:01 pm

I had leftover kale salad I didn't feel like eating in its fresh kale form, especially not after the amazing kale chips we knocked out at last week's Test Kitchen. Since there was already flavor on them in the form of a light orange juice–olive oil–rosemary dressing, I saw no reason why not to toss them on a baking sheet and stick them in a 350F oven for 15 minutes. Here's what happened.


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