Thursday, 19 September 2013

Sautéed Kale




5 leaves lacinato kale
1 1/2 c red cabbage
1/3 c red onion
1/2 tbsp coconut oil
5 cloves of roasted garlic
Salt & pepper to taste 


Trim kale from main stems and chop
Cut red cabbage into slices then cut again into cubes
Dice red onion or slice whichever you prefer


Heat pan to medium heat and add coconut oil
Put red cabbage, red onion & kale into pan. 
Sauté for about 5 minutes
Add pre-made roasted garlic
Salt & pepper to taste
Then Enjoy!
*Use organic when possible.

-----Other options for this recipe could be adding meat, fish or tempeh. Nuts & seeds would be great
as well. Like I've said before, a recipe is just an idea for another recipe. Recipes are made to be
changed. That's one of the fun parts about cooking.


Tip-----How to roast garlic- cut tips of garlic bulbs off just to expose the garlic. Drizzle olive oil on
them and roast for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F.

Health benefits:
Besides being loaded with many vitamins & minerals, this recipe is especially High in Vit C & A which makes this a great recipe to up your antioxidants

Did you know that Red cabbage has the best natural source of glucosinolates? Glucosinolates are a phytonutrient in Red Cabbage that offer health benefits. Kale also contains this phytonutrient and both are in the cruciferous family, which are claimed to have an anti cancer effect.

Kale being high in Vit K and containing Omega 3, offers anti-inflammatory benefits too.

Here are a few websites to view the health benefits.


www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/diet/cruciferous-vegetables
Jun 7, 2012 - A fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies about cruciferous vegetables and cancer. It includes a list of cruciferous vegetables and ... 


www.naturalhealth365.com/cancer_treatments/glucosinolates.html

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