As you may know, October first has been deemed as National Kale Day. This day is aimed at increasing kale consumption, and we’re all for eating more veggies! Kale is jam-packed with nutrients, so why not try one of these great recipes tonight?

1. Kale and quinoa patties

via Cheryl Style

via Cheryl Style

These versatile patties can be served with sautéed veggies for a complete dinner. Quinoa is a grain very high in protein, so no need for meat with this dish!

2. Kale, barley and feta salad with honey-lemon vinaigrette

via Sweet Peas and Safron

via Sweet Peas and Safron

This delicious salad is great to bring to work as the hearty kale will keep you full right through to dinner! You can also dress it earlier as kale stands up better to liquid than most lettuces do.

3. White bean and kale soup

via Culinary Hill

via Culinary Hill

Another yummy hearty meal for chilly fall evenings, this white bean soup is sure to please!

4. Ginger, beef, mushroom, and kale stir fry

Ginger-Beef-Mushroom-Kale-Stir-Fry-2

via Gimme Some Oven

Just look at the yum factor. How can you resist?

5. Baby kale, mozzarella, and egg bake

via Kalyn's Kitchen

via Kalyn’s Kitchen

Kale? For breakfast? Why not! Kale cooks down just like spinach so it makes a great addition to breakfast bakes and omelettes.

6. Kale and quinoa minestrone

via Cooking Classy

via Cooking Classy

This twist on the classic minestrone incorporates more veggies and packs a nutritional punch. It also makes great quick leftovers for weekday lunches.

7. Roasted garlic kale hummus

via The Roasted Root

via The Roasted Root

Kale makes a tasty and nutritious addition to traditional hummus!

8. Sweet potato, kale and shrimp skillet

via Primavera Kitchen

via Primavera Kitchen

Ready in 30 minutes and in one skillet? Sign us up!

9. Kale stuffed portabella mushrooms

via Oh My Veggies

via Oh My Veggies

This veggie-filled dish works well as either an appetizer or side dish. You can also BBQ them if you’d like!

10. Simple kale and black bean burritos

via Cookie and Kate

via Cookie and Kate

These meatless burritos are a great twist on tradition and are packed with nutrients.

So…have we tempted you? Go ahead and try some kale tonight!

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