This dark, leafy green superfood is a vegetable whose origin comes from the cabbage family, which includes cauliflower, broccoli, and collards. It’s very high in vitamins and minerals. It is becoming more popular then ever. ┬áIt’s has 2.5 g. of fiber and 3 g. of protein in just one cup of kale. Along with vitamins A,C,K, and other great stuff like folate, omega-3 fatty acid. Minerals include potassium, calcium and zinc. Kale comes in a few different colors and some are flat and some are curvy leafs. The following article has some really good recipes.

Kale & Parmesan Coleslaw

kale saladIngredients

  • Green Cabbage Coleslaw
  • 2 pounds shredded italian kale
  • 1 julienned apple
  • 1 cup grated parmesan
  • 6 tablespoons EVOO
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Directions:

  1. Cook Green Cabbage Coleslaw.
  2. Replace the cabbage with shredded italian kale. Add 1 julienned apple and 1 cup grated parmesan. When making the dressing, replace the mayo with 6 tbsp. EVOO, swap in fresh lemon juice for the vinegar and add the zest of 1 lemon.

 

 

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