Friday, February 10, 2012

Kale, It's What's For Dinner. And Some Other Green Foods!

Tonight I didn't know what to make for dinner, so I put some kale in a big bowl and just went from there.

I added avocado, tahini and sea salt, then squished it all together.  Then (liberally) sprinkled on some hemp seeds, sunflower seeds and nutritional yeast.  Carrot sticks on the side for color and crunch.  This turned out to be a damn fine salad. 


Last night's lazy butt snack was this:


Avocado with sea salt, lemon pepper, and a few rice crackers.

And to round out the savory green eats, a sweet green smoothie with spinach, mango, banana, orange and almond milk.  In a turtle cup and a zombie cup, for him and me, in that order. 


I guess I'm on a green kick right now.  Which is a good thing.  I'm probably craving it because I was sick and need all the good nutrients and stuff.   Way to be spot on and let me crave the good stuff, body.  Well, it's working because I felt great with lots of energy today!

Oh, and happy Friday!  Weekend!  Woohoo!  Any fun weekend plans?

24 comments:

  1. That kale salad sounds amazing! Kale is never a bad place to start when making a meal. I'm big on lazy meals/snacks too - dinner tonight was a sweet potato with chili sauce poured right on it. Even ate it out of the tin foil, hah.
    Loving the smoothies too.

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  2. Ohhh the all too familiar avocado snack. I never can get enough avocado. Those smoothies look delicious, too!

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  3. Hey Nikki! Just found your blog, lovin it so far =) Your lazy snack made me laugh, I straight up eat avocados outta the skin like that EVERYday, so I feel ya there. And I had almost the exact same salad for dinner tonight, so awesome.

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  4. Lol, I can definitely relate to "putting kale in a big bowl and going from there". Many a great meal is born from that! And part of my supper tonight was an avo with salt/pepper...sometimes you just don't have time! But it's so good it doesn't even matter.

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  5. Oh yum, sweet potato with chili sauce sounds delicious!

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  6. Yeah, and they're so easy and so darn good :)

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  7. So so true. Glad that good food is also fast food and lazy food :)

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  8. love the lazy butt snack! mmm!

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  9. Love that dinner! And what a great snack! Mmm!

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  10. mmmmmm greens are my fave, will try this. napping is my big plan:) have a great Sunday!

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  11. I often find my body will crave a lot of greens at times to make up for another time I was missing them or something. So glad you are feeling better!

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  12. Can't go wrong with a big bowlful of kale. :) Sounds like the start of many recent meals for me, too...

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  13. That salad looks like perfection! Your snack is a pretty ideal snack in my eyes, you can't go wrong with avocado! The smoothie sounds great and I love the glasses!!

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  14. Lazy snacks always seem to be SO tasty!

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  15. I'm loving your green food posts. Kale is a great base for a salad. Yum! I especially like your simple snack. It's just perfect!

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  16. Hi Lauren! I've been eating that same version of kale salad every day this week so far and still want more. And I could eat avocados all day :)

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  17. Me too, I crave them. Napping sounds perfect.

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  18. Thanks, Aimee. I'm almost back to normal again. I think all the greens have helped. I'm still chomping down tons of them.

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  19. True. Kale is my staple food at the moment :)

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  20. I've made this kale salad every day since this post and am still loving it, haha! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  21. Yes, simple = the best sometimes!

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  22. Thank you Shannonmarie! I've continued to eat tons of greens this week and feel pretty great.

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