I think it’s safe to say that we’re all looking for ways to incorporate kale into our diet.
Luckily, that’s easy to do with this roundup of ways to eat more kale. From breakfast frittatas to brownies to smoothies, this list will provide you with a lot of unique ideas.
Here’s to healthy (and delicious) eating!
Fiesty Kale Breakfast Frittata
Spiced Turkey and Kale
Get your greens and your protein together in one dish. Minced turkey combines with cooked kale, paprika and turmeric in this healthy side.
Paleo Kale Chips
Craving a snack? These Paleo Kale Chips couldn’t be simpler to make and are a crunchy, anytime snack.
Baby Kale & Dandelion Salad with Strawberries
This salad couldn’t be healthier if it tried! Kale and dandelion leaves come together to make up the bulk of this salad. Add strawberries and walnuts for added flavor!
Kale Carrot Salad with Lime Tahini Dressing
Though the salad itself is to die for, it’s the tahini dressing that steals the show. Tahini, lime and garlic powder make up this creamy, flavor-packed dressing.
A tropical smoothie with kale in it? Yep! You can’t even taste the kale in this smoothie thanks to the pineapple, mango and lime juice–it’s a fresh and fruity smoothie!
Kale Tomato Salad with Creamy Dressing
Sweet Potato, Kale and Shrimp Skillet
Three of the greatest foods (sweet potato, kale and shrimp) join forces in this skillet dish. Add garlic and onion and you’ve got a nutrient-rich, colorful meal
Recipe: Primavera Kitchen
Kale and Salmon Cakes
Not only are these salmon cakes, but they’re salmon cakes with KALE in them! A sneaky way to get in your greens.
Recipe: Melissa Knorris
Kale Pistachio Pesto
This pesto variation uses kale and pistachios for a delicious, mediterranean-style pesto!
Recipe: Jessica in the Kitchen
Sweet Potato Waffles with Kale and Egg
Sub out your regular waffle recipe with this sweet potato waffle recipe. Topped with kale and eggs, it makes for a complete breakfast!
Recipe: Hello Healthy
Paleo Egg and Kale Muffins
Portable egg breakfast muffins filled with kale and garlic–a tasty, grab-n-go meal!
Recipe: Healthy Crush
Garlicky Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms and Kale
The name says it all. This spaghetti squash is topped with chicken, mushrooms and kale, making it an excellent dinner option.
Recipe: The Roasted Root
Sweet Potato and Kale Hash
There are few breakfasts better than potato hash, especially when that hash includes kale and eggs. Switch up your breakfast routine with this simple dish.
Recipe: Shared Appetite
Creamy Avocado, Artichoke and Kale Dip
Move over, spinach artichoke dip! This kale dip is where it’s at thanks to the addition of creamy avocado.
Recipe: Blissful Basil
Different from chips, these kale crackers combine kale and flaxseed into crackers and are baked in the oven to crunchy perfection!
Recipe: Original Eating
Sweet Potato Noodles with Kale Pesto
Make noodles out of sweet potatoes and then top ‘em with a creamy kale pesto sauce. Talk about perfection!
Recipe: Gourmande in the Kitchen
Green Warrior Protein Smoothie
All of your favorite vegetables come together in this green smoothie recipe. Rather than protein powder, it uses hemp hearts for a natural source of protein!
Recipe: Oh She Glows
Slow Cooked Kale
This recipe cooks kale on low heat over the stovetop, allowing the edges to get just crispy enough. Add in shallots and rosemary for flavor!
Recipe: The Kitchn
Coconut Curried Cauliflower with Kale
The only thing more delicious than curried cauliflower is curried cauliflower with coconut milk. Add in kale and you’ve got the most delicious variation of cauliflower around!
Recipe: Autoimmune Paleo
Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup
This soup recipe uses chicken bone broth as a base and mixes in kale, chicken sausage and coconut milk for a Paleo-friendly soup. Perfect for a chilly day!
Recipe: Everyday Maven
Broccoli and Kale Salad with Blueberries and Coconut
Looking for a salad recipe that’s on the sweeter side? This broccoli and kale salad is topped with blueberries, coconut and honey. Bring on the natural sugar!
Recipe: The Endless Meal
Kale and Broccoli Salmon Burgers
A healthy veggie burger that combines all of your favorite foods: kale, broccoli and salmon. A protein-packed and nutrient-dense burger recipe.
Recipe: The Hummusapien
Grilled Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potatoes
The only thing better than a sweet potato by itself is a sweet potato stuffed with chicken, kale and peppers. A delicious and filling way to enjoy kale.
Recipe: Bare Root Girl
Roasted Salmon with Apple Fennel Salad over Garlicky Kale
This recipe is bursting with flavors like apple and garlic. Enjoy kale topped with salmon in this unique recipe.
Recipe: Lexi’s Clean Kitchen
Citrus Mango Spicy Tilapia and Kale
Similar to the previous recipe, this recipe tops garlic kale with fish, only this time it’s mango-flavored tilapia. A great way to enjoy affordable seafood!
Beef, Kale & Mushroom Breakfast Bake
This is a throw-everything-into-one-pan-and-go kind of meal. Beef, kale and mushrooms mix with eggs in this simple breakfast bake.
Recipe: Whole Foods Half Ass
Yucca is filled with bacon, kale and garlic in this surprisingly simple recipe. It may look complex, but it’s not–just try it yourself!
Recipe: Canada Girl Eats Paleo
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Herbs
Get fancy with this chicken recipe. Stuff ‘em with sweet potatoes and kale for a complete balanced meal.
Recipe: Fresh Tart
Chicken Stew with Butternut Squash and Kale
A stew that’s perfect for any time of year. Throw everything into one pot–it doesn’t get much simpler than that!
Recipe: Deliciously Organic
Roasted Beet Noodles with Pesto and Baby Kale
Whip out your spiralizer and make these noodles out of beets, and then eat them atop baby kale and pesto. A great lunch option!
Crispy Kale & Sausage Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust
A simple quiche recipe that requires just six ingredients? Yep–it’s true. This quiche recipe may seem basic, but it’s anything but–and entirely healthy, too!
Recipe: Dawn Nicole Designs
Salmon Wrapped in Kale Leaves
Move over, collard wraps–these kale wraps are where it’s at! In this recipe, salmon is wrapped inside a kale leaf. Add dill sprigs and lemon juice to flavor it up– a simple afternoon snack!
Quick and Simple Stir Fried Kale and Bacon
There are few things in life better than kale and bacon. Luckily, in this dish, you don’t have to choose between the two. Instead, combine them and enjoy them together!
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo
Paleo Breakfast Cookies with Kale
Cookies with kale? Yes, you read that right! Luckily you can’t taste the kale, and bonus, this recipe requires just ONE bowl–that’s it!
Recipe: Food, Faith and Fitness
Green up any smoothie with these two-ingredient kale cubes. Freeze kale now and make a smoothie later!
Recipe: All Sorts of Pretty
Brownie Kale Bites
It seems these days that you can hide kale in just about anything, including brownies! Luckily, chocolate overpowers the kale, so the kale is just there for the nutritional benefits. Try them for yourself and see!
Recipe: Primal Palate