Kale Health Benefits and Delicious Recipes

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Eat more veggies!  We’ve all heard that one before, and many of us have probably said it before too.  However, not all veggies are made equal.  Some are packed with a lot more nutrients than others, and kale is definitely one of them.  Now prepare yourself for 10 Kale Health Benefits and Recipes!

Kale Health Benefits

  1. Kale is loaded with Vitamin K.  Vitamin K is essential for your body to respond to injuries. 
  2. Kale is packed with Vitamin A.  Vitamin A is important in vision and the support of your immune and inflammatory Systems.
  3. Kale is packed with Vitamin C.  Vitamin C is necessary for growth and repair of tissues throughout your body.
  4. Kale is full of Antioxidants.  Antioxidants help prevent or delay cell damage!
  5. Kale is high in Calcium.  Keep them bones nice and strong!
  6. Kale is high in fiber. Need more fiber? Eat kale!
  7. Kale is high in Iron.  Iron is good for both brain function and muscle function.
  8. Kale provides cardiovascular support.  Kale can lower your cholesterol!
  9. Kale can detox your body. Kale naturally detoxifies your body and keeps you feeling healthy and full of energy.
  10. Kale may potentially prevent cancer.  Kale has especially high levels of cancer-preventative properties called glucosinolate phytonutrients.

With all that said, how do you get kids (and adults, even) to eat something so healthy when they hate vegetables? Here are loads of Delicious Kale Recipes to try:

Smoothies

Kale Health Benefits
Ginger Pear Green Smoothie from GI365

Ginger Pear Green Smoothie

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Creamy Green Smoothie

Salads

Kale Health Benefits
Winter Kale Salad With Pomegranate, Almond & Cauliflower from Eat Your Beets

Winter Kale Salad With Pomegranate, Almond & Cauliflower

Roasted Beet and Kale Salad

Bacon Kale Caesar Salad

Crispy Kale, Bacon, & Cilantro Salad

Massaged Kale Salad with Almonds and Cranberries

Easy, Raw, Summer Fruit And Kale Salad

Colorful Nutrient-Dense Fresh Kale Salad

Autumn Kale Salad With Maple-Ginger Vinaigrette

Soups

Kale Health Benefits
Creamy Dairy Free Kale Bacon And Butternut Squash Soup by Anya’s Eats

Creamy Dairy Free Kale Bacon And Butternut Squash Soup

Cream of Swede & Turnip Soup with Kale-Cashew Pesto & Scallops

Sausage and Kale soup

Spicy Pork Soup with Kale and Japanese Sweet Potato Noodles

Beef & Kale Soup

Kale Soup with Turmeric & Banana

Snacks, Sides, and More!

Kale Health Benefits
Kale-Bacon-Brussels “Hash” by Mary Vance, NC

Kale-Bacon-Brussels “Hash”

Chunky Bacon and Kale Stir Fry

Kalettes Brussels Sprouts And Kale

Creamed Kale

Spicy Nacho Kale Chips

Kale Health Benefits
Parsnip, Spinach & Kale Spanish Tortilla by The Saffron Girl

Parsnip, Spinach & Kale Spanish Tortilla

Kale, Bacon, & Butternut Squash Hash

Sautéed Kale with Stuffed Mushrooms

Kale Pesto with Vegetable Noodles

Kale Chips

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    By: Tina T

    Tina is a foodie that loves eating delicious and healthy. Having grown up in an Asian household in Atlanta, she loves creating and eating both Asian and American cuisine. Tina is the main blogger and owner of Oh Snap! Let’s Eat!. Read more…

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