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An Effort to End Nutritional Ignorance

RECIPE: Lemon and Kale Salad

Are you tired of Kale? You shouldn’t be because it’s a super packed, cancer fighting, health boosting wizard of foods!

Stuff it in your smoothie, your soups, your bubble bath—kidding, but you could probably make a kale salve; it is all the rage these days!

Here’s a kale salad I’m loving these days.  The sunflower seeds are packed with vitamins and minerals that are anti-inflammatory, lower cholesterol and add protein to you salad, which will keep you full longer.

Enjoy.  And tell your cells, “They’re Welcome!”


4 cups chopped kale (~5oz or 1 head chopped or 1/2 Trader Joes bag)
1/2 carrot shredded
1 lemon, juiced
1/4-1/2 cup sesame seeds
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/4 white onion grated or chopped
Small clove of garlic minced
EITHER 2 Tbsp of humus, tahini, or miso mayo (optional)
3 dashes salt
1 Tbsp or 4 dashes thyme

makes 4 small salads or 6-8 small servings


2 comments on “RECIPE: Lemon and Kale Salad

  1. thehomeschoolingdoctor
    March 10, 2014

    I make something similar to this, and it is VERY good! YUM! My kids are tired of roasted kale so I’ve taken to salads and such with it.

  2. rantsrulesandrecipes
    March 13, 2014

    Good on you! I stash it in soups, salads and on gourmet gluten-free pizza. Kale is not a trend. Highest ANDI score, and so versatile, what’s not to love?

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