12 Yummy Kale Recipes to Change Your Mind

Kale - love it or hate it? We're in the "Love It if It's Cooked Right" camp, and these kale recipes do not disappoint. Crispy kale, dressing-drenched kale, wilted and creamy kale, shredded kale, and so much more. Get ready to fall in love!

Greek Baked Orzo

Lightly tomato-sauced orzo baked in a skillet with red peppers, kale, chicken – or chickpeas – and a topping of feta, lemon juice, and fresh dill.

orzo, chicken, red bell pepper, kale, garlic, onion

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Tender-sweet shrimp and smoky garlic kale over creamy cauliflower mash. DELICIOUS weeknight dinner!

shrimp, cauliflower, kalettes, shredded cheese, garlic, white beans

Avocado Kale Caesar Salad with sweet potato fried on plate.

Avocado Kale Caesar Salad + Sweet Potato Fries

Kale, avocado, and crunchy seeds drenched in a quick creamy avocado caesar dressing. Toss some crispy sweet potato fries in are you are SET FOR LIFE.

kale, avocado, Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, sweet potatoes

Sweet Potato Peanut Soup in bowls with crackers.

Spicy Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato + Kale

Spicy Peanut Soup that is comforting and SUPER nutritious. Naturally vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free, ALL THE GOOD THINGS.

jalapeño, sweet potatoes, light coconut milk, peanuts, peanut butter, kale

Date Night Rigatoni with Sausage and Kale

AMAZING rigatoni with sausage, kale, tomato cream sauce, Parmesan, and red pepper flakes! Perfect for date night.

rigatoni, Italian sausage, fennel, Parmesan cheese, kale

Kale Pesto in a jar with spoon.

Kale Pesto

A super simple (and super vegan!) kale pesto made with just a handful of easy ingredients and whipped up in a snap.

almonds, olive oil, kale, garlic, salt, lemon juice

Kale and Chicken bowls with avocado and sauce.

Marinated Kale and Chicken Bowls with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

Marinated Kale and Chicken Quinoa Bowl with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce! Clean, simple, and nutritious.

chicken, quinoa, kale, sun dried tomatoes, avocado, garlic, lemon

Brussels and Kale Caesar

Papery-thin shreds of brussels sprouts and chopped lacinato kale, tossed with a creamy, garlicky, avocado-based vegan caesar dressing, topped off with the most addicting cheezy garlic croutons.

brussels sprouts, lacinato kale, dijon mustard, lemon juice, caper brine, avocado

Pumpkin Spaghetti in a bowl with kale.

Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti with Garlic Kale

Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti with Garlic Kale – this is the most crazy good combination! Spicy turkey, creamy pumpkin sauce, and pasta.

pasta, pumpkin puree, ground turkey, kale, sage, cream, sun dried tomatoes

Detox Lentil Soup in a bowl with a spoon.

The Best Detox Crockpot Lentil Soup

A clean and simple soup made with onions, garlic, carrots, olive oil, squash, and LENTILS! Super healthy and easy to make.

butternut squash, carrots, potatoes, celery, green lentils, yellow split peas, kale

Squash Salad with Kale and Roasted Garlic Dressing

Roasted garlicky kale, squash and chickpeas, crisp apple, dabbles of pepitas and dried cherries, and a drizzle of roasted garlic dressing over the top.

kale, butternut squash, garbanzo beans, apple, dried cherries, garlic, pepitas

Kale Chimichurri

Kale Chimichurri! Lots of kale and green herbs, olive oil and lime juice, any nuts/seeds you have on hand, and a punch of garlic and red pepper flakes. THE BEST.

kale, cilantro, cashews, garlic

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