Kale (Organic Curly)
Grown on the Sunshine Coast using permaculture / syntropic and land regenerative practices - this Kale is way more than just organic. Kale has many nutritional benefits and there are many ways to eat it. We love it in Green smoothies, Juiced, Raw in Salads, sauteed in broth, with garlic and butter, substituting spinach in frittatas. We also like making homemade kale chips! the kids love the natural salty and unique flavour if kale.
- Kale is a good source of Fibre, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin K and A.
- Best Stored: In the Fridge
- Can be Frozen
- Can be eaten raw or cooked.
- Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.
- Calcium is essential for building and maintaining bone. Almost 99% of the body's calcium is found in the bones.
- Iron is a mineral that is naturally present in many foods. It is an essential component of hemoglobin, a protein that transfers oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. Iron is necessary for growth, development, normal cellular functioning, and synthesis of some hormones and connective tissue
- Magnesium can help regulate muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure. It is also essential for making protein, bone, and DNA
- Phosphorus is needed for the formation of bones and teeth. It plays an important role in how the body uses carbohydrates and fats. It is also needed for the body to make protein for the growth, maintenance, and repair of cells and tissues.
- Potassium is a mineral that your body needs to work properly. It helps to regulate your heartbeat and ensures your nerves function properly. It also helps move nutrients into cells and waste products out of cells.
- Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
- Folate is a B vitamin (These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat). Folate helps your body make new cells and regenerate. It is essential for everyone but very important for pregnant women.
- Vitamin K makes proteins for healthy bones and tissues and blood clotting.
- Vitamin A is an antioxidant and helps with vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell function, and your immune system
- in Salads
- Kale Chips