According to a study, eating one to two servings of kale or another leafy green like spinach or collards will help keep you sharp. Researchers tracked more than 950 older adults over five years and found that those who ate their greens had the mental capabilities of someone 11 years younger than those who didn’t eat them. Here, 12 delicious kale dishes to boost brain power.
1. Gingery Creamed Kale and Cabbage
Chef Marcus Samuelsson stirs ginger and turmeric into this vegetable side dish to give it a kick, then adds cream and buttermilk to smooth and soften the spicy flavors.
2. Crispy Baked Kale with Gruyère Cheese
Even picky eaters will love this indulgent side dish.