Kale is one of those polarizing topics among friend groups, like religion or politics. Some of us loooooove it (like me!), and the others can’t stand it, won’t try it, are never ever ever gonna like it. Well, unless all of your friends like kale in which case you have cool ass friends and I want in to your circle. In the wellness world, kale is the gold standard — it’s dense in fiber, nutrients, and vitamins B and C. Its bitter flavor is often the reason for its unpopularity, but there’s a short, simple step you can take to draw out bitterness and make kale… edible again, especially in its salad form.
When Con and I graduated from college we were suddenly up shit’s creek. We had an expensive AF apartment that we couldn’t afford anymore, and it wasn’t looking too swell on the job front either. I was working part time at Best Buy while he worked for a local shoe shop. So we heaved our things out of that gorgeous condo and onto a Uhaul, where we drove to Con’s Aunt Sherry’s house.