Kale Facts for Kids
What am I?
I'm popular for my color and crunch. I'm usually green, but I can also be light green, red, or purple. I come with lots of frills, too.
Where I grow
I grow on the ground and I love the cold... but not too cold! Pick me before the frost for the best flavor. I've made a comeback in popularity, but I've been around for about 2,000 years tracing back to Europe!
After I'm picked
I like to grow in the spring and again in the fall. My frilly leaves are cut off the stem. I can be eaten raw, boiled, roasted, made into chips, and even blended into a smoothie.
Did you guess... Kale
Español: col rizada
Have you tried kale before? Watch the video to learn more!
Let's Try Kale
Try kale (even if you don't like kale) with this delicious Kale Monster Smoothie! It's a real crowd pleaser!
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