Eating hearty, leafy greens such as kale, collard greens and Swiss chard is a great way to add fibre, minerals and nutrients to a healthy diet. As much as we love our greens, the stems can be woody and fibrous – so it’s often better to remove them. In the video below, learn how to de-stem kale and other greens, as well as prep and clean them so they can be easily added to your dishes.
Tip: Don’t throw away the stems! You can use them in these nutritious and tasty recipes.
Eight delicious recipes with kale or Swiss chard:
Quinoa and kale pilaf
Wheat-berry, kale and cranberry salad
Emerald kale salad
Lentil, kale and sausage soup
Pasta with Swiss chard and raisins
Honeyed Swiss chard with plums
Swiss chard with lemon and almonds