Kale

You'll find all different varieties of this nutrition-packed leafy green vegetables at your local farmers' market. Look for dark colored bunches with small to medium leaves. Avoid brown or yellow leaves. When you get home, store your kale in a plastic bag in the coldest part of the fridge for 3-5 days.

How to Select

Choose dark colored kale bunches with small to medium leaves. Avoid brown or yellow leaves.

How to Store

Store kale in a plastic bag in the coldest part of the fridge for 3-5 days.

How to Prepare

Rinse thoroughly and remove leaves from stalk. Chop in salads, wraps, pitas, and sandwiches. Steam, microwave or boil, sauté, stir-fry or braise in flavored broth. Add to soups for last few minutes of cooking. Cook with olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice as a side dish.