In a recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control that ranked 47 "powerhouse fruits and vegetables," kale placed only 15th (with 49.07 points out of 100 for nutrient density)! Here's a roundup of the 10 leafy green cousins that researchers say pack a greater nutritional wallop.
It will make kale feel exciting and new -- a discovery rather than the butt of a cultural inside joke.
One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new ingredients can be daunting, but after a few tries these healthy additions will be your new go-tos.
Trick-or-treat just got a new meaning!
Virtually everything served at The Willows was to come from the island itself or the surrounding waters.
Yes, oats are loaded with carbs, but the release of those sugars is slowed by the fiber, and because oats also have 10 grams of protein per 1/2-cup serving, they deliver steady, muscle-friendly energy.
The comforting aroma of a Crockpot meal is everything we love about fall wrapped up in one easy dish.
Kale can be grown virtually anywhere, and unlike its fair-weather friends, kale grows right through winter's frost. I've grown kale plants on a roof deck in Greenwich Village and harvested it for salads in January.
Healthy eating shouldn't be complicated, so we've set out to get the truth about these health food face-offs once and for all.
I'd like to maintain the illusion that I'm being healthy while I quaff my fourth eggplant daiquiri of the night.
Just back from a few days in New York where, among other things, I drank (or tried to) some of the most horrible-tasting things that have - surely - e...
Is parsley the new kale? Taste this salad and you'll believe it!
Cooking tasty and healthy meals from scratch is easy and can be super-quick if you're set up and ready to go. The key to success is having your kitchen stocked to rock.
It's meant to be a side dish, but if you're anything like me, you'll probably find yourself eating the whole lot of it for dinner.
Raw kale can be coarse, so if you don't plan on cooking it before eating, you need to take some steps to tenderize it first. Massaging kale helps smooth out raw kale's roughness, making it the perfect crispness for a delicious salad -- or anything else you want to use it in!
May was National Osteoporosis Month but right now is the best time to figure out how to lower your risk of breaking a bone and avoid osteoporosis down the road. The good news is it's ridiculously easy to put yourself on the right path.