Benefits of Eating Kale:

– One of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet

– Filled with powerful antioxidants which have cardio protective, blood pressure lowering, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-viral, and anti-cancer effects

– Very high in protein

– Great source of vitamin C

– Helps lower cholesterol and can reduce risk of heart disease

– One of the best sources of vitamin K which helps prevent blood clotting

– Helps fight various forms of cancer

– Filled with nutrients to protect the eyes

– Helps with weight loss


How to Cook/Eat Kale:

Kale is another green and leafy food like spinach.  There are several ways to cook kale which include boiling, sauteing, simmering, and even baking.  Take a look below to find a few good recipes using kale.

Kale Chips


– Kale (whatever amount desired)

– Olive oil 

– TINY amount of salt


– Place parchment paper on a baking sheet and add kale onto the sheet

– Brush kale leaves with olive oil

– Sprinkle a SMALL amount of salt over the kale

– Bake in oven at 300 degrees F for 20-25 minutes

Now you have chips that actually provide nutritional value.  Happy snacking!

Kale Salad


– 1 bag of kale salad mix (You can find this in any major grocer)


– Simply dump the mix in a bowl and toss with the dressing

This is super quick to make and they come in a few different and delicious flavors!

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