Favorite Ingredient Friday! – KALE!

by • May 3, 2013 • 2 Comments

It’s the first Friday of the month which means a new favorite ingredient for May!kale

This month it’s all about KALE!!

Here’s a quick rundown of the benefits that this yummy green leafy vegetable provides…

  • Naturally low in calories
  • Packed with antioxidants which can help protect you against various cancers
  • Can help with arthritis
  • Is high in Vitamin A (makes kale great for eye health), Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, & Calcium
  • High in Fiber and sulfur to keep your digestive system running smoothly
  • Good source of folate and magnesium
  • Great for detoxifying/cleansing the body
  • Packed with nutrients that can strengthen your immune system
  • Kale contains omega 3 fatty acids that can help with arthritis, and other autoimmune disorders
  • The omega 3 & 6 fatty acids in kale are also great for your hair, skin, & nails

Make sure you’re on the lookout each Friday this month for our favorite & deliciousss ways to cook and eat this power veggie! :)

- Letisha 

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2 Responses to Favorite Ingredient Friday! – KALE!

  1. Caitlyn hall says:

    I haven’t tried kale yet, but I’ve been hearing so many good things! I will have to try it now!

    • Brown & Coconut says:

      Indeed! Kale is definitely overlooked as a vegetable. You should check out our recipes-to-come for kale! We will be posting one every Friday in May starting this Friday!

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