The BEST-EVER Kale Salad

Hello friends!

I hope your new year has been AMAZING so far. I’ve been neglecting to post any new recipes but with the new year has came new inspiration and I am excited to share with you all my most FAVOURITE kale salad recipe. I kid you not, I eat this salad basically everyday. And not to brag… but everyone who has tried it, loves it as well! Using a delicious maple-balsamic dressing, this salad is a delight to your tastebuds- it is a treat even for the kale-haters of the world!

kale salad

This salad is…
Mega healthy
Perfect balance of sweet, salty, crunch and chewy
Quick and simple
and ABSOLUTELY delicious!

So here you have it… the BEST-EVER Kale Salad!!!

the BEST EVER Kale Salad

kale salad

time: 10 minutes ~ difficulty: easy ~ serves: 1 for a meal, 2 for a side

Ingredients

Kale Salad

  • 3 Cups of Chopped Kale (massaged first with 1 tbsp olive oil)
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 2/3 cup diced cucumbers
  • 1-2 tbsp raw pumpkin seeds (or sub sunflower seeds)
  • 1/4 cup raisins (or dried cranberries)
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts

Maple-Balsamic Dressing

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp low sodium GF soy sauce (if using soy sauce with normal sodium content, reduce to 1tsp or it may be too salty)
  • 2-3 tsp maple syrup (depending on sweet preference)
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard (optional, but recommended)

Directions

  1. Finely chop the kale, then proceed to massage it for 1-2 minutes with 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  2. Whisk together the following dressing ingredients.
  3. Pour the dressing over the massaged kale and mix together thoroughly.
  4. Add the remaining salad ingredients and toss together.
  5. Enjoy!

 

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