Kale is an excellent source of nutrients, raw or in a sauté. Try adding this fresh, flavorful raw kale salad to your meals and reap the nutritional benefits!
6 kale leaves, torn into small pieces and massaged for 1 minute
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1/2 avocado, massaged into the kale until creamy
2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 Tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
2 Tbsp pumpkin seeds
2 Tbsp sweetened or non-sweetened cranberries (unsulfered)
2 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped into small pieces
1/2 orange cut into small 1/2 inch segments
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
zest of 1/2 lemon
In a large salad bowl, place the kale and olive oil – massage, rub and get nice and friendly with the vegetables until the kale begins to wilt and release some moisture, about 2 1/2 minutes. Add the avocado, lemon and orange juices, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, mint, orange segments, salt, pepper, lemon zest. Mix until combined. Serve and Enjoy!