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Sensational Sides: No-Cook Kale Salad Recipes

Massaged Kale Salad

Crunchy, healthful kale doesn’t need to be cooked in order to taste delicious. It’s a more nutrient-filled alternative to lettuce and its distinct crunch gives great texture to traditional salad recipes.

1. Massaged Kale Salad (pictured above)

In lieu of cooking the kale, Aarti massages the greens in lemon juice and olive oil until they start to soften and wilt in about 2 to 3 minutes.  She pours a honey-sweetened dressing over the salad, and adds diced mango and pepitas before serving.

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Sifted: Momofuku Milk Bar Goodies and Memorial Day Favorites

Mini Crack Pie by Butter

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. Butter transforms Momofuku Milk Bar’s infamous crack pie into cute mini pies. If you haven’t heard of crack pie, look it up and try some asap!
  2. Need a crowd-pleasing side dish for Memorial Day festivities this weekend? Cook Like A Champion’s French potato salad ditches the mayo and lightens up the cookout classic with a tasty fresh herb vinaigrette.
  3. More Milk Bar: We’re daydreaming about Scarletta Bakes batch of cornflake cookies. The crunch from the cereal and the gooeyness of the marshmallow makes for an irresistible treat.
  4. Whisked‘s recipe for lemon poppy seed shortbread is a bright and bold version of the buttery cookie.  It’s a perfect snack for tea-time snack, or anytime of the day we’re going to be honest.
  5. Looking for an excuse to make mac ‘n cheese? Fuss Free Cooking adds the superfood kale to her stove-top recipe, so go ahead and indulge.

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Matt’s Creamy Colcannon with Kale

This Irish favorite has become a favorite of mine, too. I’ll just go out on a limb and say that I’d be happy eating mashed potatoes every single day of the year if I let myself. And this delicious Colcannon, complete with the earthy flavors of kale and the creamy addition of butter and cream, makes a wonderful side dish when served with pork tenderloin, beef, and especially roasted chicken.

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