Grilled Cheese & Kale

A healthy twist on a quick, simple lunch.

I’m obsessed with grilled cheese.  I consider it a lunchtime staple and a must love for all vegetarians.  Easy and quick to make, it also pairs great with almost any side dish you’d like.  That being said, two bread pieces with butter and cheese don’t exactly scream healthy and so adding in kale is a great way to get in some of your necessary nutrients.

Kale, one of the more commonly known superfoods, is a rich source of several vitamins and minerals packed with antioxidants and numerous cancer-fighting substances.  One cup of kale a day provides 684% of the recommended daily value for Vitamin K, 206% for Vitamin A and 134% for Vitamin C.

Like I said before, the choice of side is yours, but I like to pair mine with baked sweet potato fries – keeping that healthy twist on a classic dish.

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