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Day 524: All Hail the Kale

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Sing wi'me now: "Kale! glorious kale!Tas-ty and nonfattening--!..."

I discovered (as if it was lost) kale last year, thanks to one of my cousins. We have it at least once a week at our house now. I haven't ventured so far as to do the kale-chip thing, but steamed, I admit it, it really is delicious and a welcome addition to our meal plan.

Have a good'un, Sparklers - carpe diem!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LEANJEAN6 8/13/2013 7:10AM

    Dr Furhman is a KALE guy!-We like it as ""the chip"" thing--smelly=---but good for yu!----Hi Kasey------Lynda emoticon

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TURTLETALK 7/11/2013 9:36AM

    I have never been a fan of Kale chips but I use it interchangeably with Spinach in my salads. I add the dressing than let it set for 10 or 15 minutes before eating it so the leaves soften a bit.

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SUSANNAH31 7/10/2013 9:01PM

    I think I'll have to give it a try now.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 7/10/2013 8:56PM

    Anything I can eat with vinegar and olive oil is OK by me!

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1SALMON1 7/9/2013 11:11PM

    Yaay Kale! Put it in smoothies! Looks icky - specially if there's also blueberries involved - but it's really an easy yummy way to get kale into me.

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MEDDYPEDDY 7/9/2013 12:54AM

    It has been unknown to me too - in Sweden it is a typical christmas food and about ten years ago I realised that I think it is really tasty. But I still haven´t bought it a lot, mailny becasue it is not in the stores that much except for round christmas... but this year I have tried to buy it more and found that it is realy expensive, especially compared to other in that "family" like red or white cabbage. The name in swedish conncets these foods kale is "grönkål" cabbage is "vitkål" and red cabbage is "rödkål" - grön, vit och röd meaning green, white and red... and I fry the grönkål (kale) and sprinkle on som sunflowerseed...mmmm!

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LYNMEINDERS 7/8/2013 5:37AM

    I haven't got to trying this as yet....must see oif i can get some at the veg dept at the supermarket next time I am in there

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KARRENLYNN 7/7/2013 1:31PM

    I don't think I've ever tried Kale, I'll have to put on my list of things to try.


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MS.ELENI 7/7/2013 11:38AM

    I like it in soup. Chips are nothing special.

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DEBIGENE 7/7/2013 11:31AM

    Just not a big fan :( We had if often as a kid growing up with ham and potatoes all cooked in one pot. My mom used to put vinegar on hers. I've even tried it later in life and while learning to live healthy. But I just can't find it that exciting. But I think it will always be one of those foods that I will continue to give a try if available at other places than my kitchen, LOL !!!

Enjoy your kale !!!!

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ASPENHUGGER 7/7/2013 10:50AM

    Looks like we've all been recruited to the new kale religion. I get mine at the farmers' market, & put it in smoothies. Haven't advanced enough to try it as a veg with a meal. But then I always did tend towards being a heathen ... LOL

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CAPECODLIGHT 7/7/2013 10:37AM

    I tried it w/i the last year and really like i. I DID try the kale chip thing and like it not so much....

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LJCANNON 7/7/2013 10:31AM

    emoticon I had been wanting to try Kale for awhile now, and last week I added it to my Smoothie. It was VERY Good, and I shall be using it often in addition to Lots of Spinach.

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    Growing up in the South, kale is nothing new to me. I've been eating it (and other greens) for years. It's so cool to see it trendy now...and to realize it's so good for you!

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LEANJEAN6 7/7/2013 7:10AM

    my daughter showed me how to bake Kale with a tad of oil---and garlic--good!--Dr Furman's veggie! emoticon

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ONEKIDSMOM 7/7/2013 7:07AM

    Um, yeah. My niece dragged me to the alter of Kale (seems to be the popular healthy veggie of the year)... last year. Yep, pretty yums. I too have not done the chips version, but done it steamed, like spinach, or as an adder in salads. A worthy addition to my leafy greens! emoticon

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LECATES 7/7/2013 6:13AM

    LOL, see that Himself has joined you---heehee

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POPSY190 7/7/2013 3:19AM

    I "discovered" it too and have a couple of rows in the garden now.

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PHOENIX1949 7/7/2013 2:56AM

    I have kale almost daily in a Nutriblast shake. Tried fixing the chips twice but not very impressed with outcome. Pretty pic.

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