If you’re up on reading food blogs, you’re probably tired of hearing about kale. However, since I just discovered this awesome green a few months ago, I’m devoting this week to experimenting with new kale recipes.
Kale is considered a super food because of all of the benefits it provides: antioxidant rich, prevents cancer, lowers cholesterol, and is loaded with fiber and vitamins (A, C, K, and Calcium to name a few). (This Whole Foods article will give you the in-depth benefits.) It’s in season mid-winter through early spring, so now is the perfect time to buy it and enjoy!
The first recipe that’s up is baked kale chips. These have become so popular at my office that whenever someone brings them in, they are gobbled up faster than the baked goods that are around – even among the least healthy of coworkers. When coworkers who had never heard of kale before and were skeptics of anything green actually request and crave these “chips,” it goes to show that you’ve gotta give ’em a shot!
Note: If you are bringing these chips to work, do be warned that they get stuck in your teeth very easily… Just a heads up in case you have a lunch meeting!