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Benefits of Eating Kale:

- One of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet

- Filled with powerful antioxidants which have cardio protective, blood pressure lowering, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-viral, and anti-cancer effects

- Very high in protein

- Great source of vitamin C

- Helps lower cholesterol and can reduce risk of heart disease

- One of the best sources of vitamin K which helps prevent blood clotting

- Helps fight various forms of cancer

- Filled with nutrients to protect the eyes

- Helps with weight loss

 

 

   

Kale

 

How to Cook/Eat Kale:

Kale is another green and leafy food like spinach.  There are several ways to cook kale which include boiling, sauteing, simmering, and even baking.  Take a look below to find a few good recipes using kale.

  

Kale Chips

Ingredients:

- Kale (whatever amount desired)

- Olive oil 

- TINY amount of salt

 

Directions:

- Place parchment paper on a baking sheet and add kale onto the sheet

- Brush kale leaves with olive oil

- Sprinkle a SMALL amount of salt over the kale

- Bake in oven at 300 degrees F for 20-25 minutes

Now you have chips that actually provide nutritional value.  Happy snacking!

 

Kale Salad

Ingredients:

- 1 bag of kale salad mix (You can find this in any major grocer)

 

Directions:

- Simply dump the mix in a bowl and toss with the dressing

 

This is super quick to make and they come in a few different and delicious flavors!

 

Share with us and other truckers how you have or plan to use kale by using #NoWKale & join our Facebook group: Healthy Trucking

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