dreamstime_xxl_40250901This humble plant that children hide on their plates under their potato or feed to the dog is a superhero in disguise.

The surprising facts associate with eating kale is per calorie kale has more iron than beef and more calcium than milk.

1 serving provides 5% of your daily fiber, 2gms of protein and is rich in anti oxidants such as Vitamin A and C. It is also gaining favor with understanding the effect it has as an anti-inflammatory.

So now that you know that kale is one of the new super foods. Tell that to your children and see if it makes them eat it!

Try our kale chip recipe below!

For Salad:

  • 1head of kale washed and chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • 1carrot, cut into match sticks

For dressing:

  • 2tbsp chickpea miso
  • 1tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1lemon juiced
  • 2tsp maple syrup
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed with a spinkle of sea salt to make a paste

Mix everything together for the dressing adjust to your tastes. Smash the avocado into the kale, sprinkle with carrot stick then add a healthy dose of the dressing…

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Follow this link for nutritional data on kale: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2461/2