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5 Tasty things to do with kale

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Explore the versatility of Kale!

A dark leafy green loaded with antioxidants and other powerful phytonutrients, kale should be a must-eat on your daily menu! Here are five tasty things to do with kale, recommended by Healing Lifestyles and Spas.

Explore the versatility of Kale!

Kale is a nutrition rock star

At only 40 calories in one cooked cup, kale is one of the most concentrated sources of nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, copper, and fiber. The integrative health experts at Healing Lifestyles and Spas throw the leafy superfood into smoothies, dips, salads, and more.

5 Tasty things to do with kale

1. Green smoothie

Blend kale into a green smoothie or green drink. Add apple, apple juice, lemon, and a shake of ginger for a nutrition-packed pick me up.

>>Vegan Green Smoothie

2. Kale chips

Veggie chips are a healthier grab compared to fried potato chips. And, yes, you can turn leafy greens into crispy bites.

>>Rosemary Kale Chips

3. Kale hummus

Add a generous handful of kale to your favorite hummus recipe to boost its nutrition value.

>>Leafy greens for eye health

4. Kale salad

Finely chop kale and toss it with cubed apples, walnuts, and a little balsamic vinegar.

>>5 Vegetables you should be eating

5. Confetti kale

Make an easy and colorful vegan side dish by combining, chopped kale, corn, chopped red bell pepper, garlic, squeeze of lime, and salt and pepper.

More healthy vegan recipe ideas!
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