Eat Kale, Get Happy!

Kale continues to surprise us as one of the best all-around foods we can possibly eat. It’s a fiber rich, non-starchy carbohydrate, and a perfect plant-based protein full of minerals and vitamins.

Dr. Joel Fuhrman gives both kale and collard greens the highest ratings of “1000” under his Whole Foods Market ANDI score and now Harvard researchers have linked kale’s “nutritional “density to better moods.

Read more here in this article from
Mother Jones magazine.

20130128-205223.jpg

Happy & Healthy Kale Salad

4 cups chopped or torn kale
1 tbls red onion
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 ripe avocado
2 tbls olive oil
2 tbls apple cider vinegar
2 tbls low sodium vegetable broth
1 tbls nama shoyu or soy sauce
pepper to taste

Wash kale
Remove kale stems, tear or cut leaves into bite size pieces
Pat dry kale and place in a large bowl
In a blender or food processor, blend together all the other ingredients
Mix the avocado puree well into kale leaves
Top with diced red onion and bell pepper
Refrigerate for 1 hour and Serve

Makes 2 servings

Eat Up and Be Happy!

One thought on “Eat Kale, Get Happy!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s