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Basic Massaged Kale Salad

Basic Massaged Kale Salad

The secret to this salad is in the massage – when you squeeze the kale with lime or lemon juice, the acidity “cooks” it, making it softer and shrinking the greens down to a fraction of their original state.  

Lemony Kale Pesto Recipe

Lemony Kale Pesto Recipe

Whenever I serve this pasta sauce to my friends and family, they flip out! 'This is KALE?' they ask. 'Yet it is', I proudly reply... and then they ask for seconds.  It is a 'raw vegan' sauce, too -that makes it even more amazing! I love it because it lasts for up to  2 weeks refrigerated and freezes really well! I always make a double batch.

3 Holiday Chocolate Dessert Truffle Recipes (RAW, VEGAN)

3 Holiday Chocolate Dessert Truffle Recipes (RAW, VEGAN)

These sweet treats are guilty-free, fun to make and excellent for healthy parties, snacks, desserts, and hostess gifts. Since they are all made with coconut oil, which melts at 72 degrees, they must be kept refrigerated until you serve them. Take out 30 minutes before serving for best texture. You can also make double or triple batches and freeze them the future.

7 Minute (dairy-free) Creamy Broccoli Soup - RAW

7 Minute (dairy-free) Creamy Broccoli Soup - RAW

This soup is so easy and fast! Even though it's RAW, it's is warming because we add hot water to the blender to heat up the raw veggies! A Vita-Mix or high-speed blender works best.

What is Maca? And why do we add it to our 'Strength' Flavor of Life Power?

What is Maca? And why do we add it to our 'Strength' Flavor of Life Power?

Maca is an adaptogen, a plant that provides non-specific benefits without inducing negative side effects. Adaptogens enable the body to increase resistance and adapt to external conditions.

The Best Rice Salad: Italian Rice with Cranberries and Pistachios

The Best Rice Salad: Italian Rice with Cranberries and Pistachios

This is one of my favorite salads! It's colorful, hearty and nourishing. From family holidays or neighborhood pot-lucks, this salad is always a hit.

This recipe makes a lot, which is a very good thing! It saves well and lasts for a week, refrigerated and undressed.

How I Lost 10 Pounds

How I Lost 10 Pounds

How I Lost an Additional 10 Pounds with Kale Smoothies by Brigitte Center, Founder & CEO of Kale Power 
In 2009, after feasting on a mostly veg...

8 Signs Your Body Could Benefit from a Cleanse

8 Signs Your Body Could Benefit from a Cleanse

 Food-based cleanses reset your body for healing! Do you feel sluggish, bloated or just frequently under the weather? Are you suffering from sea...

Life Power Cleanse Guide

Life Power Cleanse Guide

Here are simple instructions and some clean healthy dinner recipes to try if you want to enjoy your Life Power as a REAL FOOD CLEANSE.

Kale Power on Good Day Sacramento

Kale Power on Good Day Sacramento

Founder Brigitte Center serves up Kale Power to the enthusiastic hosts of Good Day Sacramento. Watch the video to see their reaction.

Raw Curry Coconut Carrot Soup

Raw Curry Coconut Carrot Soup

This time of year, warm and comforting soups are not only filling and nutrient-rich, but can be easy and quick to make with a high-speed blender a few raw plants! Try this delicious one to spice up a cold winter day. Topped with croutons or walnuts, this is a very satisfying meal.

How to Make A Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing

How to Make A Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing

This yummy, garlicky, vegan Caesar substitute tastes as close to a classic Caesar as you can get without using dairy.

The recipe makes 24oz and lasts two weeks. In a *blender place these ingredients, in this order: