One of the recipes used with our cooking in the classroom series!


  • 10 leaves kale, rinsed
  • 2 cups cooked rice (any variety)
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  1. Wash hands
  2. De-stem kale leaves by pulling leaves away from the stem
  3. Rip kale leaves into bite-sized pieces and place into large mixing bowl
  4. Measure olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pour into a mixing bowl with kale
  5. Massage kale gently with your hands for two minutes
  6. Add rice, chopped apple, balsamic vinegar, and onions (if using) into mixing bowl with kale, stir and enjoy!