How To Make The Best Kale Salad
February 9, 2015 24 Comments
Kale is on every list for "healthiest vegetable". Many of you hate it or will never try it.
But you cannot give up on kale! This is the vegetable that will solve all of your problems. Constipated? Eat kale. Want to avoid cancer? Eat kale. Overweight? Eat kale. Depressed? Eat kale. Looking for a boyfriend? well, I'm not sure about this one - but it might work!
One cup of kale contains 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 15% of the daily requirement of calcium and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), 40% of magnesium, 180% of vitamin A, 200% of vitamin C, and 1,020% of vitamin K. It is also a good source of minerals copper, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.
Well, it is time to start eating kale. Do not fear this leafy green - it is in your supermarket near the lettuce, it is cheap, and you can make it into something yummy.
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Massaged Kale Salad Recipe
1 large bunch kale
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
fresh lemon juice or vinegar to taste (optional)
Wash kale and strip the leaves from the tough stem. Chop with a kitchen knife into small bits and make approximately 4 cups - add to large bowl. Add oil and salt. Massage kale for TWO minutes with olive oil or until it reduces in volume. Taste it and add lemon juice or vinegar as needed. Enjoy!
One serving is 94 calories, 7.3 g fat, 6.8 g carbohydrates, 2.3 g protein, 1.4 g fiber, 100 mg sodium, 3 Points+
Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only. See all Snack Girl Recipes