~ Kale - The temperature is Warm, its flavor is Bitter and Sweet. It's nutrients help boost the Lungs and Stomach. Kale is filled with many nutrients that help boost the Blood in Chinese Medicine. Bitter foods clear out dampness and heat from the body, while the Sweet flavor harmonizes other flavors and helps moisten dryness.
Kale can been cooked in many different ways, steaming helps hold in the moisture for the drier weather. Saute kale with lemon and oil for a delicious side dish. Dehydrate kale into chips is a fun way to make a healthy snack and massaging raw kale with salt is a start to a great salad.