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Kale Salad with Blueberries (make-ahead recipe)

https://natashaskitchen.com/kale-salad-recipe/

Prep Time: 4 hours

This is a make-ahead GREEN salad and is just as crazy amazing the next day. No mow soggy greens y'all! It's ridiculously healthy. Try it and you'll make this salad again and again!

Ingredients

1 bunch kale rinsed, tough stems removed and chopped

3-4 carrots grated or julienned (here's the julienne-er we use)

1 cup craisins dried cranberries

1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar

2 Tbsp extra virgin Olive oil

1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar

1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper or to taste

1 small red onion thinly sliced

1 - 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries added before serving

Instructions

Stir together the dressing: 1/4 cup cider vinegar, 2 Tbsp oil, 1/2 Tbsp sugar, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper.

In a large mixing bowl, combine chopped kale, grated carrots and 1 cup craisins. Add dressing and toss the salad together until leaves are evenly coated with dressing. Cover and refrigerate at least 3-4 hours or overnight.

Toss in thinly sliced red onion and blueberries before servin

Side

Celery Pear Healthy Green Juice

https://whitneybond.com/celery-pear-healthy-green-juice/

This Healthy Green Juice Recipe is a delicious way to help fight cancer, eliminate the body of toxins, lose weight & pack tons of vitamins into every day!

servings: 1 GLASS JUICE (12 OZ)

prep time: 10 MINS

total time: 10 MINS

Ingredients

6 pears, sliced and de-seeded

2 stalks celery

3 cups kale

2 tbsp fresh mint

Instructions

Juice all of the ingredients together.

Chill and serve.

Main Dish

Green Beans with Tomatoes

https://www.shelovesbiscotti.com/italian-style-stewed-tomato-green-beans/#wprm-recipe-container-44896

This simple and flavorful vegan recipe for these Italian Style Green Beans with Tomatoes will provide you with the perfect side dish throughout the year.

5 from 5 votes

Cuisine: Italian

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4 portions

Calories: 131kcal

Ingredients

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 small-medium onion finely chopped

pinch crushed red pepper flakes optional

1-2 cloves garlic minced

4-5 medium fresh tomatoes blanched and chopped OR 1 14-ounce can Italian peeled and crushed tomatoes

1-2 sprigs of fresh basil chopped

1-2 sprigs of fresh parsley chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions