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Crispy Coconut Kale with Roasted Salmon + Sweet Potatoes and Coconut Rice

Crispy Coconut Kale with Roasted Salmon + Sweet Potatoes and Coconut Rice | Bloom & Nourish{photo by James Ransom}

(This recipe was featured in Gwyneth Paltrow’s publication, Goop, for Best Dark Leafy Greens and is a community pick for Food 52: Favorite Leafy Greens.)

Roasting kale is one of my favorite ways to enjoy this hearty winter green. The edges become nice and crispy, which is the perfect contrast to the melt in your mouth sweet potatoes. This dish is a great balance of sweet and spicy and has quickly become one of my favorite meals to serve when I have guests over. If you’re not into salmon, try topping the greens with a fried egg! It’s simple and delicious and makes for some great leftovers (if there is any)!

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Fall Spice Granola

fall spice granola (sweetened with fruit) | bloom & nourish

Breakfasts have looked pretty different for me during this elimination diet.  Instead of eggs and avocado on toast or granola with almond milk or green smoothies (too cold!), my breakfasts have consisted of leftover veggies, kale, and sauerkraut.  This has been nice for a change, thinking outside of the box for breakfast, but the other day I really wanted granola, so I set out to make a granola I could eat (gluten-free, nut-free, maple syrup/honey free).  I came across a genius base recipe, and tweaked it to suit my tastes and make it nice and spicy for fall.  It’s only sweetened with puréed fruit, and honestly I don’t miss the extra sugar.  The granola scented the house with cinnamon, ginger, clove, and nutmeg as it baked and it was perfectly sweet from the apples, pumpkin, and dates. Packed with vitamins and minerals from the seeds and fruit, this will definitely make its way into our breakfast rotation even after the elimination diet is through.

fall spice granola (sweetened with fruit) | bloom & nourish
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