This kale salad is vibrant, nourishing and versatile. It can be enjoyed on a warm summer afternoon, or indeed long into the winter season thanks to the long growing seasons of the kale and chard. Swiss chard and ruby chard varieties are at their best from July through November, however some of the more hardy varieties will make it into the New Year. Kale has become incredibly popular recently and for good reason. This powerful vegetable has a long season running from June to February and is also packed with vitamins A, C, B6 and calcium making it a solid choice for getting the most out of your greens. Use as much of the kale and chard stalks as you desire, but remember they do get a little tough and bitter the further down the stalk you go.