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You can't fail with kale

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I admit that I was slow to warm up to kale, not because I didn’t like the flavor, but because I didn’t know how to prepare it. I used to try and use the stems, which can be rather tough. Now I know to focus on the nice, leafy dark-green part.

Kale leaves hold together when I make a pot of vegetable soup, where spinach tends to almost dissolve. It is also good cooked with some scrambled eggs and fresh mushrooms. You can always add a little diced bacon and some onions, too!

Kale is very rich in betacarotene, Vitamins K and C, calcium and other goodfor-you ingredients. Give it a try and take advantage of such a tasty boost of health.


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