SUPERFOOD // KALE:
Kale is a favourite green that can be used either raw or cooked in salads, soups, grains, smoothies and other meals. Kale contains essential vitamins and minerals that the brain needs for maximum functioning. Kale contains an excellent source of vitamin K, a powerful antioxidant that protects the specialized fats that creates the structure of our brain cells and slows cognitive decline.
Recipe & Photography courtesy of Rose Reisman of The Art of Living Well
Baked Feta, Kale & Crispy Chick Pea Saute
- 2 tsp oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 2 tsp crushed garlic
- 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
- salt and pepper
- 8 cups torn kale
- 1 can drained chick peas
- 1/2 tsp garlic
- 4 oz feta cheese (slices)
- 1 Preheat oven to 425 F. In a large skillet, add 2 tsp oil and sauté onion, garlic, curry, salt and pepper. Sauté for 5 minutes just until onion is tender. Add kale and sauté for 5 minutes just until barely tender. Set aside.
- 2 In a small ovenproof skillet add chickpeas, 1 tsp oil and garlic, sauté on medium heat for 8 minutes until crispy. Scatter over kale and onion mixture.
- 3 Scatter feta over top and bake for 5 minutes just until cheese softens