Blueberry Kale Salad

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Sure you love kale salad. Why not try another version of the favorite with fruits and nuts tossed in. This salad is quick to throw together and has a sunny, cheerful flavor. Great for lunches, brunches and guests. Or just for grazing while you sit at your desk.

Blueberry Kale Salad

Salad:

1 bunch kale, stemmed and torn into bite-size pieces

1 cup  green (or purple) cabbage, finely shredded

1/2 cup red onion, minced

2/3 cup walnuts, chopped

1/3 cup dried cherries or cranberries

1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds (sometimes we use hemp seeds or pepitas instead)

1 cup fresh blueberries

 

Dressing:

4 Tbs. canola oil

3 Tbs. orange juice

2 Tbs. red wine vinegar

1 Tbs. agave nectar

1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

1/2 tsp. dried ginger

zest of one lemon

pinch salt (optional)

pinch ground white pepper

pinch ground nutmeg

 

In a jar with a lid, combine all dressing ingredients. Close jar tightly and shake until well combined.

Add all salad components expect blueberries to a large serving bowl and pour dressing over. Massage salad until kale and cabbage are tender. Fold in blueberries and serve.

 

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