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Avocado and Greens Kale Roll-Ups

Refreshing Simplicity: Avocado & Greens Kale Roll-Ups

Avocado and Greens Kale Roll-Ups

Embrace the vibrant flavors of these Avocado and Greens Kale Roll-Ups, where health meets taste through a harmonious mix of simple ingredients such as kale, avocado, and a dash of Old Bay seasoning for an added zest. Crafted for ease and convenience, this recipe serves as the perfect choice for a nutritious snack or a wholesome light meal, making the most of the fresh produce in your fridge.


Avocado and Greens Kale Roll-Ups Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 4 to 6 leaves of Dinosaur kale (flat-leaf kale)

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • 2 to 3 handfuls of mixed greens, micro herbs, and sprouts

  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup of edamame beans (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning, adjusted to taste


Preparation Instructions:

  1. Start by preparing the kale leaves: remove the stem and the central vein to allow for easy rolling.

  2. In a separate bowl, mash the avocado and combine it with the mixed greens, micro herbs, sprouts, and optional edamame beans. Season the mixture with Old Bay seasoning to your liking.

  3. Lay out the kale leaves and spoon an adequate amount of the avocado mixture onto each leaf, ensuring it's filled but not overstuffed. Carefully roll up the leaves and secure with a toothpick, or simply place them seam-side down.

  4. Your Green Kale Roll-Ups are now ready to be enjoyed immediately.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving, 4 Servings Total):
  • Calories: Around 120 kcal

  • Protein: 5g

  • Fat: 7g (primarily from the healthy fats in avocado)

  • Carbohydrates: 10g

  • Fiber: 5g

  • Significant amounts of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Iron


Serving Suggestions:
  • This recipe yields about 4 servings, making it suitable as a snack or a light meal.


Storage Recommendations:
  • These roll-ups are best enjoyed fresh. If you need to store them, place them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one day. Keep in mind that the avocado might brown a bit over time.


Health Benefits:
  • Kale: Loaded with vitamins K, C, A, and antioxidants, kale supports heart health and fights inflammation.

  • Avocado: A great source of monounsaturated fats, fiber, and potassium, which are essential for heart health and cholesterol management.

  • Mixed Greens, Micro Herbs, and Sprouts: These add flavor, fiber, vitamins, and minerals to the dish, promoting digestive health and providing anti-inflammatory benefits.

  • Edamame Beans: Offering plant-based protein, fiber, vitamins K and C, edamame supports muscle health and provides energy.

  • Old Bay Seasoning: Adds a unique blend of spices that can aid in digestion and offer anti-inflammatory properties.


Indulge in the pure and nutritious essence of these Avocado and Greens Kale Roll-Ups, and relish a meal that’s as fulfilling as it is healthful.


Avocado and Greens Kale Roll-Ups

Disclaimer: The insights and recipes shared here come from personal experience and research, not from a medical or nutritional expert. For any dietary or health modifications, please consult a healthcare professional. Embrace this information as part of your wellness journey.


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