What would you like to know?
Share this Story

There might be a kale shortage, but you're going to be OK

Karen Miner is the Food & Home Editor for SheKnows. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of original recipes and stories. She and her h...

Everyone, calm down. There are plenty of other nutritious greens to tide you over

Bejo Seeds, who supplies farmers with kale seeds around the globe, has run out of stock. And now the hippest green of them all could be in short supply.

What are you waiting for? Get those kale smoothies blended and kale chips baked before it's too late. Or not. I know that some people think kale is magical and that it even tastes good, but I don't happen to be one of those people. I know… Gasp, right?

Try as I might (OK, I didn't really try that hard), I've never been able to jump onto the kale bandwagon. For my money, I'll take a number of other greens any day. And hey, spinach and Swiss chard aren't exactly junk food. They're both chock full of nutrients, just like their beloved (albeit limited) cousin.

So until kale is in bountiful supply again, branch out with some other leafy greens.

Simple Swiss chard tomato saute recipe

Simple Swiss chard tomato sauté recipe >>

Caramelized onion, steak & Swiss chard panini

Caramelized onion, steak and Swiss chard panini recipe >>

Healthy green smoothie

Healthy green smoothie >>

Creamy greek yogurt mac 'n cheese with spinach

Creamy Greek yogurt mac 'n' cheese with spinach >>

Spinach artichoke lasagna

Spinach artichoke lasagna >>

Vegan Swiss chard bean burritos with avocado dressing

Vegan Swiss chard bean burritos with avocado dressing >>

Time to use up those delicate spring greens!

Spring greens and Comté cheese quiche >>

 Teriyaki tofu and spinach ramen bowl

Teriyaki tofu and spinach ramen bowl >>

More food news

Tetris-shaped tater tots are a thing
Your face for breakfast, courtesy of the selfie toaster
This guy has eaten pizza every day for 25 years

Tagged in
New in Food & Recipes

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!