½ bunch of kale - couple of handfuls - destemmed and torn into pieces
1 ½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
½ tsp red pepper flakes - optional
1. Heat a large heavy bottomed soup pot over medium-high heat. Cook the bacon pieces until crisp. Remove bacon from pot and set aside. 2. Cook the sausage, using the bacon grease left in the pot. Once sausage is browned, remove from the pot and place it with the bacon on the plate. 3. Add the onion to the pot and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the minced garlic. Pour in the stock, stirring as you pour. Add in potatoes and bay leaves and bring to a boil. 4. Gently boil for 10-15 mins or until potatoes are fork tender. Add back in your cooked sausage and bacon. 5. Whisk the cornstarch into the oat milk. Add the oat milk and cornstarch mixture into your soup. Bring the soup back up to a boil to thicken. 6. Add in the kale and seasonings. Cook until kale is wilted. 7. Taste and adjust seasonings according to your taste. 8. Serve and Enjoy!