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Kale and Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Shredded kale adds contrast to a creamy side dish of mashed sweet potatoes and herb-encrusted goat cheese.
Baked White Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Kale and Bacon
Sneak in some of the healthy leafy green to white cheddar mac and cheese with bacon as a decadent disguise.
Rye, Kale and Pomegranate Salad
The colors of this gorgeous dish are totally festive, and the surprising combination of kale, rye and pomegranate results in a well-balanced and textured salad.
Roasted Yams and Kale
This simple roasted yam recipe with onions and garlic is dressed for the holidays with kale.
Butternut Squash and Kale Quinoa Stuffing
Traditional stuffing gets a trendy makeover with kale and protein-rich quinoa instead of the usual dried bread cubes.
Kale Salad with Pears, Persimmons and Honey-Spiced Nuts
This hearty kale salad is easy and perfect for the holidays with pears, persimmons and honey-spiced nuts. Plus, you’ll have extra spiced nuts left over for snacking.
Kale and Gruyere Quiche
The simple quiche recipe pairs kale with Gruyere cheese for a rustic side dish or vegetarian entree on your holiday menu. It can even be breakfast the next morning.
Corn and Kale Fritters
Combine the greens with corn and fry ‘em up for a veggie delight everyone will love.
Cheesy Rice, Kale and Mushroom Casserole
Simpler than risotto, this rice-based casserole melds a variety of cheeses with chopped dinosaur kale and Portobello mushrooms into an amazing comfort food.
Mashed Potatoes with Kale
Grated parmesan cheese, buttermilk and olive oil keep these mashed potatoes rich and creamy, while the kale provides some healthy nutrients.
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