This side dish takes just 15-20 minutes to make and is a nutrient-packed and flavorful compliment to any meal. If you struggle with getting more greens on your plate, this is my favorite way to do it!
Kale is high in fiber, beta carotene, vitamin C and antioxidants; this powerhouse food has been trendy for a reason. When cooked, it’s easier to chew AND digest while opening a whole new world of flavor. Since it’s bitter, that indicates it’s a wonderful food to help with detoxing — so load up!
Garlic is used medicinally for treating the common cold, cardiovascular disease, blood pressure and even diabetes. In this recipe, the garlic is steamed and eaten whole – it infuses nicely with the olive oil giving more flavor to the kale leaves and is mild and creamy to taste (not very pungent).
Between the two of these main ingredients, the healing properties are out of control! I often make and eat this whenever I’m sick… I ate it daily the last time I had a bad cold and it made me feel so much better.
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