New green resolution


I’ve been sneering at the kale worshipers for years, but they’ve started to wear me down. It really is a nutritional powerhouse and extremely versatile for cooking. It’s a member of the cruciferous cabbage family—and a significant source of vitamins A and C, fiber, calcium and iron. Kale is alleged to have anti-inflammatory as well as cholesterol-lowering and cancer-fighting super powers. To get all these benefits, though, you need to eat it regularly. Fortunately, that’s easy: Puree it into smoothies, massage it into salads, cook it into stews and soups and bake it into chips. There. Resolutions sorted.