Super Food Number One.

Becca's Super Food Number One: Kale.

Kale is a wonderful green veggie. It is a nutritional powerhouse, containing high amounts of vitamins, iron, and calcium. I love it raw, but it is also good steamed or lightly cooked (I added some kale to my chili tonight and it was a great addition).

My love of kale blossomed after I first tried it in this recipe:

Creamy Kale

1 bunch of kale, rinsed and torn into bite-sized pieces

1/4 cup smooth, natural peanut butter
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari or white miso paste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon each dried garlic, ginger, and cumin

Mix all sauce ingredients, pour over raw kale or kale that has been lightly steamed or "boiled" (I bring about 3 centimeters of water to a boil in a frying pan or wok, I remove the water from the stove, submerge the kale into it, let the kale "boil" for 3 to 5 minutes, then drain and serve covered in the peanut sauce). Serves two.

This recipe is awesome with other nut and seed butters; I like sesame and pumpkin seed butter covered kale too. Inspired by the "Creamy Peanut Kale" recipe found at vegweb.com.


  1. There we go, Babe! That may be the best recipe on your list. There are a few other contenders for the top spot, but this one is simple enough that even I could probably cook it.

  2. Becca - that Tony guy is funny :)

    xxx PJ & M


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