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Chickpea and Kale Stew

Chickpea and Kale Stew

img_2520.jpegWhen I was in England last week, a friend and I headed out to a Pub in Sussex called the Black Cat pub.  We were prepared for typical pub grub and were pleasantly surprised to find a robust menu with lots of healthy options.  We started out sharing a bowl of green olives which were ahhhmazing, in fact, I'm dying to know what type they were because I've never had any like it.  They were pretty big and crunchy.  I've eaten a lot of green olives but none have compared to these.  If anyone knows what type they might be, please let me know!

Onto the main course (did I mention that the Prosecco that they had was also amazing?). Ok, focus Tania ????. The main that I chose was a chickpea stew with kale and a piece of either steamed or baked cod on top.  It was delish and I knew thought that it would be fairly easy to re-create.  

This was so fast (in typical Tania style!) and I hope that you enjoy it as much as we did!

Chickpea and Kale Stew
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  1. 1 can garbanzo beans/chick peas drained and rinsed (I used Eden Organics)
  2. 1 can diced tomatoes (I used Muir Glen Fire Roasted diced tomatoes)
  3. 1 head of dinosaur or curly Kale washed and chopped
  4. 2 cloves of garlic minced
  5. 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, add the diced tomatoes, olive oil, chickpeas, and garlic and combine. After a couple of minutes, add the kale and lower the temperature to low and let simmer for a few minutes. Enjoy it as is or top the mixture with a piece of baked white fish or poultry.
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I obtained my Personal Training and Health Coach Certifications from The American Council on Exercise. I also have a nutrition certification through Precision Nutrition, which is a program that seemed tailor made for me as they teach a common sense approach to nutrition that is closely aligned with how I live. Obtaining these certifications along with the development of life coaching skills have allowed me to feel confident in my knowledge and ability to help my clients find their way.

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