So K is for: Kale!
(I know. You're probably thinking, "For real, Jennifer?" Yes, for real.) LOL
Did you know that Kale is the mother of all vegetables? That Kale is the "queen of greens"? That Kale is a nutritional powerhouse? And that Kale is one of THE healthiest vegetables on the planet?
Well, it is. So there.
Which is why I have been eating so much of lately. That, and the fact that I think it's so tasty. :-) In fact, I've been craving it a lot. (And no I'm not pregnant). But I have been on a kale kick lately. My friend even gave me a great soup recipe that I've been having almost daily for lunch. The best part of this recipe is that there are no real measurements. You just kind of dump everything together. Bonus!
Vegetable Soup with Kale:
Saute in a soup pan, one small white onion, lots of garlic, a few sticks of celery chopped, a few sticks of carrots chopped, and a few sticks of parsnips chopped in a small amount of olive oil.
Once veggies are softened and garlic browned, add a quart of organic chicken broth and 4 cups of water to the mix. Add one can diced tomatoes with juice. Add one head of fresh cauliflower (cut up) Add one head of kale (cut in small pieces) Let all come to boil. Then cover and lower heat and simmer until all veggies are tender.
Voila! You can add some salt, if you want. And I add LOTS of fresh pepper. I LOVE this soup. I eat it a lot. And it's sooooooooooooo good for you too!
Have you ever tried kale? Did you know how healthy it is for you?