Before 2012 most of us used Kale to line food displays, however, this culinary delicacy has been used for thousands of years by nobles and commoners alike because of its rich antioxidants and nutritional value. However, kale is definitely an acquired taste with a pronounced bitterness not to everyone’s palate. This is why I’ve developed a few ways to prepare kale that are simply delicious with everyone asking for seconds. Our Pura Vida 100% Plant-Based Sustainable Healing Foods Kale Mac and Cheese is definitely a team favorite and it doesn’t taste like “health food.”

This simple and easy to make Pasta is a light and filling superfood full of antioxidants Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K and ALL 9 Essential Amino Acids making this Pasta a perfect food. This Kale Mac and Cheese boosts your energy, increases your fat burning, releases any stored fat and helps you loose weight as well as lowering your cholesterol, removing arterial plaque, building lean muscle, boosting your athletic performance and boosting your athletic recovery.

Reduce acute and overall pain, increase your muscle recovery, repair any damaged muscle tissue, accelerate wound healing and boost the oxygen in your blood with this creamy cheesy Pasta. Our powerful Kale Mac and Cheese is antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory. While you enjoy a second helping you are boosting your immunological library, balancing your hormones and PH levels, reducing your cholesterol, regulating your blood pressure, reducing respiratory inflammation, reducing your oxidative stress and boosting your white blood cell count.

This Kale Mac and Cheese is high in probiotics that actually improve your digestion, improve insulin sensitivity, manage and treat diabetes, increase your vision, increase your blood circulation and your blood oxygen levels as well as helping prevent against stroke, heart dis-ease, ALL chronic dis-eases and ALL cancers while reducing your risk of developing Alzheimers, dementia or Parkinson’s.

Strengthen your hair, nails and bones, prevent joint pain, arthritis and osteoporosis while enjoying this simple and addictive comfort food. Boost your neural health, boost your cognitive function, boost your memory retention, boost your concentration, improve your mental clarity and increase your focus.

Our Kale Mac and Cheese makes you smarter, stronger, quicker, thinner and healthier. Yes, Pasta can do all that and more which are only some of the reasons why all of these ingredients are staples in my kitchen.

Let’s prepare some food…


1 box Gluten-Free Penne Pasta

4 cups Living Whole Food Water

1 tsp Cold-Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 tbsp Cold-Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tbsp Organic Coconut Oil

3 cloves Garlic minced

1 cup Organic Kale chiffonade

2 tbsp Organic Tahini Paste

1 tsp Chili powder (+ extra for garnish)

1 tsp Tamari

3 tbsp Nutritional Yeast

2 tbsp Dijon Mustard

1 tbsp Garlic powder

1 tsp Smoked Paprika

1/4 tsp Liquid Smoke

1/4 tsp MSG

1/2 tsp Himalayan Pink Salt

1/4 cup Plant-Parmesan (garnish)


Large Cooking Pot with Lid

Pasta Stirrer

Wooden Spatula

Pasta Strainer

1/4 Teaspoon

½ Teaspoon


1/4 Cup


Cutting Board

Chef’s Knife

PREPARATION (Kale Mac & Cheese)

  1. Add Water to your Large Cooking Pot

  1. Add 1/4 teaspoon Salt

  2. Cover with Lid and bring to Boil

  3. Add Penne Pasta

  4. Add 1 teaspoon of Olive Oil

  5. Cook uncovered to the pasta box’s instructions leaving pasta a little al dente

  6. While you wait for Water to Boil & Pasta to Cook mince Garlic & chiffonade Kale

  7. After Pasta cooks and is strained Rinse Pasta with COLD water until all the Pasta feels Cold to the touch

  8. Leave your Pasta aside

  9. To Large Cooking Pot on Medium heat add: Olive Oil, Coconut Oil and Garlic

  10. Stir with Wooden Spatula

  11. When Garlic Blooms Reduce heat to Lowest Heat Setting

  12. Add Tahini

  13. Mix with Wooden Spatula blending the Tahini with the Olive Oil into an emulsion

  14. Add Tamari, Nutritional Yeast, Dijon Mustard, Garlic powder, Liquid Smoke, MSG, Smoked Paprika, Chili powder and remaining Salt

  15. Mix thoroughly until smooth and creamy

  16. Add Kale Chiffonade & Mix thoroughly

  17. Increase Heat to Medium stirring the entire time until Kale begins to soften

  18. Add Cooked & Chilled Penne Pasta

  19. Mix thoroughly coating all the Penne Pasta with the cheesy sauce

  20. Cook until Pasta is up to desired temperature

  21. Serve topped with Plant-Parmesan

  22. Serve alone or with Garlic Bread and your favorite Pura Vida Salad

  23. Eat and Enjoy because every bite nourishes your body

Kale Mac & Cheese

I have not made a PDF of this recipe for our Kale Mac & Cheese yet and I will get around to as soon as I have time. Meanwhile eat & enjoy.

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