March on the northern west coast, winter foods start to fade away and the sweetness of spring beings to shine. Kale tends to be available at farmers' markets most of the year, but seems to have the best flavor right about now! And kale is one of thoseleafy greens that seems to get the most attention - we're not the only ones that think so. It's likely because of it's jam-packednutrient density - from calcium to folate both important for bone health. Amazing anti-inflammatory, cancer-fightingpowers, it's no joke - kale is ready to rumble! (1)
quick cook: Toss it in your green smoothie, sauté with garlic, butter + sea salt with a squeeze of lemon to better absorb nutrients - or mix it with herbs that will soon to be overflowing at the market in the months to come!
quick tip: for individuals with thyroid conditions, steam slightly for 5 minutes to reduce goitrogens - an enemy to your thyroid!