Kale ($14.95, 192 pp) is a guide to one of the world’s most powerful superfoods. Author Stephanie Pedersen starts by telling readers all about the nutrients that kale offers and its anti-inflammation and wellness benefits. The fun-to-read guide offers 75 kale recipes and a guide for growing kale.

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Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2013