Kale Letter Art Composition with Fresh Kale Images on Deep Slate Olive Background

Why Kale Is Bitter?

In this comprehensive blog post, we'll delve deeper into the reasons behind the bitterness of kale and present Bilal's EasyKale® as a seamless solution for savoring all the benefits without the unpleasant taste. We'll also provide valuable tips on reducing bitterness in kale and share a variety of mouthwatering recipes featuring our premium award winning organic kale powder.

Understanding Kale's Bitterness:

As a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, kale is known for its exceptional health benefits. However, its taste can sometimes be marred by its harsh flavor caused by natural compounds known as glucosinolates. While these compounds contribute to kale's distinctive flavor, they can also result in an undesirable bitterness.

Introducing Bilal's EasyKale®:

Say goodbye to bitterness and embrace the seamless enjoyment of kale with Bilal's EasyKale®. Our innovative kale powder undergoes a specialized process that minimizes bitterness while preserving the incredible nutritional value and goodness of kale. The result is a virtually tasteless kale powder that effortlessly integrates into your daily diet.

Tips to Reduce Bitterness in Kale:

  • Choose Younger Leaves:

Opt for younger kale leaves, as they generally have a milder flavor compared to their more mature counterparts. Look for smaller leaves or consider using baby kale in your recipes.
  • Remove Stems:

The stems of kale can be more bitter than the leaves. Prior to using kale in your dishes, remove the stems to minimize bitterness.
  • Blanching Technique:

To reduce bitterness, employ the blanching method. Briefly immerse kale in boiling water, then promptly transfer it to an ice bath. This technique prepares the kale for various recipes or transforms it into delectable kale chips.
  • Marinating health benefits:

Enhance the taste of kale by marinating it in lemon juice, vinegar, or a combination of citrus and olive oil. This process helps to break down the bitter compounds and infuses kale with delightful flavors.

    Enjoy Bitterness-Free Kale with Bilal's EasyKale®:

    Bilal's EasyKale® offers an incredible solution for relishing the benefits of kale without any bitterness. Its virtually tasteless nature opens up a world of possibilities in various recipes. Here are a few tantalizing ideas to inspire your culinary adventures:

    • Green Power Smoothie:
    Blend Bilal's EasyKale®, banana, pineapple, almond milk, and a touch of honey for a refreshing and nutritious kale-infused smoothie.
    • Creamy Kale Pesto Pasta:

    Create a heavenly pesto sauce by combining Bilal's EasyKale®, fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese. Toss it with your favorite pasta for a vibrant and flavorsome dish.
    • Kale and Quinoa Salad:

    Combine cooked quinoa, Bilal's EasyKale®, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese, and a zesty lemon dressing to craft a nutrient-packed and satisfying salad.

      Discover More Culinary Delights:

      For more delightful recipes that will awaken your taste buds, we invite you to explore our extensive collection of blog posts. From innovative kale-based creations to other culinary inspirations, there's something to suit every palate and preference.


      Bilal's EasyKale® from Ek Foods redefines the kale experience by eliminating bitterness and providing a seamless way to incorporate this nutritious powerhouse into your daily routine. Our commitment to quality and integrity is reflected in our multiple certifications, including USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Kosher, GAP, QAI Organic Certified, and Heavy Metal Tested. Embrace the versatility of kale and embark on a journey of delicious and wholesome culinary exploration with Bilal's EasyKale®!

      Back to blog

      Leave a comment

      Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.