Cashing in on Kale

kale1Kale is one of the newest super-foods and a very hot trend among the stars for its health benefits. All greens are nutritious but kale stands out from the crowd.

Kale is not new…in fact, it used to be called the “poor peoples food” and now it’s a considered a power-food! Kale adds a nice earthy flavor, has fewer calories than most foods with more nutritional value.

Curly kale has been around a long time and played important roles in European diets while dinosaur and ornamental kale are more recent additions.

Kale is considered a cruciferous vegetable and descendant of wild cabbage. It is in the same family as broccoli or cabbage, is rich with nutrients and offers unsurpassed health benefits. Continue reading