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.
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.
2. Kale chips
Veggie chips are a healthier grab compared to fried potato chips. And, yes, you can turn leafy greens into crispy bites.
3. Kale hummus
Add a generous handful of kale to your favorite hummus recipe to boost its nutrition value.
4. Kale salad
Finely chop kale and toss it with cubed apples, walnuts, and a little balsamic vinegar.
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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.
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