Kale Chips

kale-chips

When I need a bit of crunch, one of my healthiest ways to get it is to make Kale chips.  While kale normally has a very strong flavor, even my 7 year old son took extra.

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Kale, Sweet Potato, and Quinoa Bake

This is a great dish to serve as a side or as a meal in itself for meatless Monday. Kale quinoa sweet potato bake

Ingredients:

  • 1 c vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1/3 c flour (I used AP but Gluten Free AP or quinoa flour would work as good GF substitutes)
  • 1 c milk
  • Sea Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1 small red onion
  • extra virgin olive oil (just to coat the pan)
  • 3/4 c quinoa
  • 5 oz fresh baby kale (or spinach), rinced
  • 2 c sweet potato (approximately 2), chopped into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/3 c pesto (find pesto recipe/variations here)
  • 1/2 c to 1 c shredded sharp cheddar

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