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Three Ways to Prepare Kale

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Prep Time: 3 minutes (smoothie) 5 minutes (chips) 5 minutes (salad)

Cook Time: 0 minutes (smoothie) 15 minutes (chips) 0 minutes (salad)

Total Time: 3 minutes (smoothie) 20 minutes (chips) 5 minutes (salad)

Author: Morgan Helfand, volunteer

Skill Level: Easy/Medium

Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Kale Smoothie

  • 2 handfuls of kale
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp nut butter
  • Drizzle of honey

Kale Chips

  • 4 handfuls of kale
  • 4 pinches of salt
  • Drizzle of olive oil

Kale Salad

  • 1 handful of kale
  • 1/2 handful of cheese
  • Small handful dried fruit or nuts
  • Drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar, or dressing of choice

This video includes three fast and tasty weekday ways of enjoying kale, one of the most nutrient-dense foods. Kale can be blended into a fresh breakfast smoothie (you can’t even taste the kale flavor!), made into a healthy kale chip or used raw in a summer salad.

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