TIP OF THE DAY & FOOD HOLIDAY: National Kale Day

Three stems of curly kale with one of red Russian kale. Photo courtesy NationalKaleDay.org.   Yesterday we focused on kale’s cousin, kohlrabi. But today is National Kale Day. If you’re one of the few better-eating-oriented food enthusiasts who hasn’t yet tried kale, today’s the day. This is the second annual National Kale Day, established as…
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RECIPE: Drink Your Kale!

It’s the perfect smoothie for St. Patrick’s Day and a way to drink kale. This “Lean, Mean, Green Smoothie” is from chef David Venable at QVC. It’s a more healthful libation than green beer and Irish coffee. “This smoothie is packed with good-for-you fruits and vegetables, but tastes like a sweet treat,” says David. “The…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fun Ways To Use Healthy Foods

Mmmm…a fun way to eat more veggies. Photo courtesy Nature Box.   Trying to turn over a new leaf, eating more kale and other good-for-you veggies, without giving up flavor and fun? One of the major paths to better eating is to eat less meat and more vegetables. Yet many of us are veg-averse. Even…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Dish Up Some Kale

Curly kale, growing in the field. Photo by Rasbak | Wikimedia.   A few weeks ago, our Top Pick Of The Week was kale chips from Rhythm Superfoods. We also included a recipe for making kale chips at home. Dark, leafy kale is one of the most highly nutritious vegetables, with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory…
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