Kale is the King of Greens

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Kale the Super Food

An ancient Turkish saying is “Every leaf of kale you chew adds another stem to your tree of life

Kale is low in calories, high in fiber and has zero fat.  Kale is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, E and K as well as vitamins B1, B2, B6 along with fiber, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids, protein, folate, and niacin.  Kale is a super food.  I eat kale a couple of times a week, kale is the king of greens.

Kale Salad

4 cups chopped kale, 1/8 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1 small avocado, sliced, 1 cup sliced strawberries, 1/2 cup pineapple, chopped, 1/3 cup pecans, roughly chopped, 1/8 cup red onions, sliced, 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese.

First things first, sprinkle the salt over the kale. Rub the kale until the leaves turn a darker green. Rubbing the kale with salt darkens the color and tenderizes the greens.  Now remove the stems and put the kale in a large bowl.  Add the remaining ingredients and toss.  Dress with creamy Blue Cheese Dressing.

How are you incorporating dark green leafy vegetables into your diet?

 

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