Krazy for Kale

Posted on May 23, 2022

Chef Tyrell Jones from New Britain educates on the importance of kale while featuring a delicious recipe: Kale Power Bowl.

What can we say about kale? Some people love it; others are not as enthused about it. But there is a lot to love about the nutritional benefits it brings as one of the healthiest leafy greens in the world. This cruciferous vegetable is nutrient-dense and full of medicinal properties that are not found in many other naturally occurring foods. Kale is chock full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that fight to keep inflammation down and immunity strong.

Looking for another way to incorporate kale into your diet? Smoothies are a quick and easy way to introduce this superfood into your health routine.


RECIPE: Green Apple Kale Smoothie

YIELD: 1 serving

2 cups lightly packed chopped kale leaves, stems removed
3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or any milk you like)
1 frozen medium banana, cut into chunks
1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup frozen pineapple pieces ¼ cup green apple, cubed
1 to 3 tsp. honey, to taste

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more liquid as needed. Enjoy!