Tag: kale

Eating By Color: Green

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, March 15, 2011

With both St. Patty’s day and spring just around the corner, what better color to focus on than green? March is also National Nutrition Month and this year the focus is eating a variety of colors– so be sure to check out some yummy orange and red colored foods.

Weekly Bits: Loving Fruits & Grains

by in Reader Tips & Comments, March 13, 2010

With our latest reader tips and comments, you share ideas for the the bulk bins, how to spice up your morning cereal and a sweet way to get more from your citrus. Plus, check out new ideas for eating your greens.

The Veggie Table: Kale for St. Paddy’s Day

by in Healthy Recipes, The Veggie Table, March 6, 2010

This month has me seeing green and not just because of St. Patrick’s Day. I’m thinking dark leafy greens. Leafy greens are like the little black dress of produce — they go with just about everything. Eat greens raw in a salad, stirred into a soup or sautéed for a side dish. If you’re usedRead more

Katie's Healthy Bites: Potato & Kale Soup

by in Uncategorized, December 27, 2009

When it comes to creating soups, the possibilities are endless. Here is a creamy soup that’s as filling as you can get and includes some hearty cool-weather veggies.

Nutrient to Know: Lutein

by in Nutrients to Know, August 13, 2009

Every wondered what makes spinach green? Or egg yolks yellow? The answer: Lutein. This antioxidant doesn’t just add color to your groceries — lutein has numerous health benefits for your body, inside and out.

Katie's Healthy Bites: An Unusual (& Yummy!) Kale Pesto

by in Healthy Recipes, August 2, 2009

This recipe features an unusual pesto ingredient: kale greens. Make it and spread it on pizza, pasta or crusty bread for a great appetizer.

Market Watch: Red Russian Kale

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, June 10, 2009

The Red Russian variety is a sweet, tender and mild kale that you probably won’t find at your grocery store, but if you scour the farmers’ market it might turn up. Try these recipes.

Spotlight Recipe: Greens and Beans

by in Healthy Recipes, March 22, 2009

Everyone needs a good kale recipe! This side dish has big flavor, vitamins, protein and only takes minutes to throw together. Kale and red pepper flakes balance out with creamy white beans and savory chicken broth. Add leftovers to an omelet or toss with cooked pasta.