Kale is gaining more and more attention from health enthusiasts- and for a good reason! Not only is kale delicious, it is loaded with the nutrients you and your family needs. Kale is rich in Vitamins A, C, and K which can contribute to a healthy immune system. The leafy green also contains potassium, iron, and fiber!

Kale can be cooked in a variety of ways. Here are a few recipes that will allow you to get your daily dose of this celebrity vegetable:

Kale Chips (it is scary how much these taste like actual chips!):

1 bunch kale

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon sea salt


1.       Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2.       Using kitchen shears or just your hands, tear the leaves from the stems into bite size pieces.

3.       Wash the leaves thoroughly in a colander and pat dry.

4.       Drizzle kale with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

5.       Bake until crisp, about 10-15 minutes


Kale Banana Smoothie:

2 cups kale

1 banana

1 cup ice

1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt

1 cup low fat milk


1.       Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth!



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