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
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
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.