Learning for Life: Add kale for a nutritious boost

Kale is one of the most nutritious vegetables you can grow in your garden or container garden. Kale contains vitamins A, C, K and B-6 as well as potassium, calcium, iron and manganese. Kale can be eaten raw or cooked. There are a variety of ways to prepare kale such as kale chips. Kale can be added to smoothies for a nutritional boost.

Our Cooperative Extension Service publication, “Time for a Kale-abration”, is available for free in our office. This publication and others are also available for free to download at www.uaf.edu/ces.

Other kale resources include, www.KaleSmoothieRecipes.com and www.FruitsAndVeggiesMoreMatters.org. You can find the UAF Cooperative Extension Service kale chip recipe in “Time for a Kale-abration”, and the publication “Make it Local: Multiple-size recipes for home, school, parties and catering events” also available at www.uaf.edu/ces.

Submitted by Linda Tannehill, UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Kenai Peninsula District, Health, Home and Family Development.

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