Cabbage-Kale Stir-Fry

Not all salads need to be cold and smothered in dressing!

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This stir fry is an excellent way to add warm, flavorful greens to your meal.

There are lots of benefits to dark leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables. These low-calorie, high-fiber vegetables are essential to all diets and contain vitamins A, C, D, E & K. These vitamins are fat-soluble, meaning they should be taken with a bit of fat to maximize nutrient absorption. Read more about dark leafy greens here.

Cabbage is actually higher in Vitamin C than oranges. I guess they don’t spell it with a ‘C’ for no reason. 😉
It is also good for brain, eyes and bone health. Many diets for weight-loss have been centered around cabbage consumption. More about Cabbage in details here.

Kale is sometimes considered ‘the new beef’ due to it’s iron content. Also, it is a source of Omega-3, a dairy-free calcium source and fiber-full promoting intestinal health. Read more about this super green superfood here.

Cabbage-Kale Stir-Fry

1/4 head cabbage, shredded
2-3 small leaves of kale, shredded by hand (can use chards, collards or any dark leafy greens)
1 tbsp coconut aminos
1 tbsp coconut nectar
1 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp coconut oil (my favorite here)

Method:

1) Mix the shredded greens together with black pepper, coconut aminos and coconut nectar.

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2) Heat oil in frying pan. Stir greens mix, sautéing slightly.

2) Add a bit of water and cover with lid. Keep flame on medium-low heat to allow to steam cook for about 7 minutes, it until tender.

4) Remove lid and turn heat back up to medium to medium-high to evaporate liquid. Stir to lightly brown cabbage.

Serve hot.

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This went well with my Carrot-Ginger Soup and Rice.

Also, you could choose not to cook this at all and have an amazing cold, raw salad. 🙂

Happy Eatin’!

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