Pumpkin Orzo And Kale Soup

Pumpkin Orzo And Kale Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Continental
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Serves: 3-4
 
The flavors are built in this soup with the sweetness of pumpkin and the fresh herbs, the winter veggie addition of Kale and the Italian Orzo supplies the carbohydrate. Hearty and light soup for those who search for vitamin and mineral based recipes to support their daily nutritional intake. Fresh chicken broth will enhance the taste and will add to the extra protein balance. Serve this hot soup anytime especially for dinner with garlic bread.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Kale leaf chunky chops
  • 1 cup Orzo Pasta
  • 2 cup Pumpkin Cubes
  • 2White Onion
  • 4 Garlic
  • 2 Tomato
  • 2 Celery Stalk
  • 4 cups Chicken/Vegetable Broth
  • 3 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar(opt)
  • Few Parsley chops
  • 3 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. To make the kale soup, first clean the kale leaves, trim off the hard steam from centre of each leaf, now roughly chop it.
  2. Cut the pumpkin, celery and onion in cubes.
  3. Slice the tomato in two halves.
  4. Heat a saucepan with water and cook the orzo following the package direction. Strain the water.
  5. Heat a medium saucepan with oil , pumpkin for 5 minutes then fry the onions for few minutes along with celery.
  6. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil, add the orzo and vinegar.
  7. Add the seasoning, tomato and kale leaves.
  8. Cook for 2 minutes and garnish with parsley.

 

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Apple Kale Chia Seed Salad

Apple Kale Chia Seed Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Continental
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Serves: 3
 
If you are searching for a power packed crunchy salad then toss up this colorful ingredients with dijon mustard dressing. A perfect anytime salad with nutrients overloaded to energize your daily routine and start your favorite routine. Kale, apple, almonds, chia seed and any other dried nuts you wish to add the salad will taste awesome. The continental influence of mixing up with the seasonal winter salad leaf Kale is available in local market or choose from Organic section. A fantastic super food salad for your whole family especially for our little ones.
Ingredients
  • 2 cup Kale Leaves
  • 1 Apple
  • 1/ 2 cup Almonds
  • 2 teaspoon Chia Seed
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • ¼th teaspoon Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. First clean the leaves and drain the water then chop the Kale leaves.
  2. Toss the kale leaves with little salt in a bowl and rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Cut the apple in thin slices.
  4. Take a small bowl and mix dijon mustard, lemon juice and honey.
  5. To assemble all take a big serving salad bowl and transfer the kale leaves in it.
  6. Now toss in the apples, almonds and dijon mustard sauce together.
  7. Sprinkle chia seeds on salad from top just before eating

 

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