Fruits and Vegetables

KALE

INFO

Appearance: Textured, curly leaves that come in shades of green, purple, and other colors

Availability: In season year-round, with the exception of the summer months

Look for: Moist, crisp, unwilted, no yellow or brown, and no holes

How to Prepare: Rinse thoroughly and tear away leaves from the tough middle stem. Once separated, Kale can be stirfried, baked as Kale chips or added fresh to salads.  

How to Store: Wrap in a paper towel and store in a plastic bag or container in the refrigerator.  

Fun Fact: Kale can come in shades of purple, pink and white.  

Nutrition Fact: Kale has one of the highest amounts of vitamin K out of all vegetables, which helps clot blood.