National Kale Day Was Celebrated On October 6, 2021

A bunch of kale growing.

A bunch of kale growing.

Not everyone likes the green, leafy vegetable of kale; but it is very healthy, adds color to your meal, and is easy to grow. National Kale Day was celebrated on October 6, 2021.

Nutritional Values

Kale has many nutritional values. This green has vitamins A, K, B6, C, calcium, potassium, and many others. [1] Vitamin C helps your immune system, and kale has a lot of it. Vitamin K helps with blood clotting. Vitamin A is important to for your vision. Kale is bursting full of vitamins.

Mealtime

There is a variety of ways you can cook and eat kale. Kale can be steamed, boiled, stir-fried, eaten raw, and it can be put into smoothies. You can mix kale and sausage together with some spices and you have a healthy lunch! You can blend it up and it can be a mid-morning smoothie. There is a variety of ways you can serve your kale.

Grow Some Kale

Kale grows well in cooler weather- perfect for right now! You can plant the leafy green in a pot, a raised bed, or your garden. Kale can handle temperatures as low as 10°F.

Enjoy the kale that you have and make a tasty side for a meal!


Notes:

  1. ^https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/the-many-types-and-health-benefits-of-kale (go back↩)

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