Fresh Kale Salad!


Prep Time

10-15 minutes

Prep Notes

The lemon juice vinaigrette tenderizes the kale leaves making this a surprisingly light salad.

Yields

4

Ingredients

1 large bunch of kale (wash, spin dry, stemmed)

1or 2 avocados (large dice)

½ of a red onion, chopped

½ cup sunflower seeds (roasted, no salt)

1 lemon, juiced

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

¼ tsp sea salt (or less)

Fresh ground pepper, to taste

Other good options to jazz up the salad:

Shredded carrot, feta cheese, dried cranberries, sliced almonds (no salt) 

Directions

In a blender put lemon juice, garlic cloves, olive oil, sea salt and pepper..  Blend until smooth.

In a large salad bowl, place kale, avocados, red onion and sunflower seeds.  Toss with vinaigrette. Enjoy!!

Credit

Prairie Health Companion 2015