I still maintain that Kale gets an unnecessary bad rap. People take one look at the dark, wrinkly green leaves, turn the other way and choose Spinach instead. Poor Kale is like the unpopular girl in high school that never gets asked to prom. Well, I am going to make it my personal goal to change poor Kale’s reputation and you all know how I am when I set my goals. I am dedicating the entire month of May to sharing a different Kale Salad recipe with you every week and I promise you will change your opinion of Kale.
I understand why Kale may not be your most favorite choice for a salad, it doesn’t look very pretty and because it is tougher than other greens, it does take a bit more chewing. I love Kale because for one it is extremely good for you, (I talk about the health benefits in my Kale- Leafy Greens Ugly Cousin post) and for two, it holds up very well and a meal prepped salad, including with the salad dressing added to it, will last for a week in the refrigerator without wilting which is more that I can say for pretty Ms Spinach, so there! Kale is also very filling and a Kale salad for lunch will keep you full till dinner time. Last but not least, combined with the right ingredients, which I am going to share with you for the next five weeks, Kale is delicious!