Kale Salad

Dark, leafy greens are the most missing foods in the average persona’s diet.  Kale is not one to miss because of its high nutrient density.  It is a common myth that we can only get quality calcium from dairy products.  Dark, leafy, greens are full of calcium, and kale has the ideal ratio of calcium to phosphorus which is perfect for bone health. Very high in chlorophyll and carotenes, kale is also a great source of anti-cancer properties.

Ingredients:

1 large bunch dino kale, de-ribbed, and chopped into thin pieces
1 avocado, diced
1/4 cup hemp seeds
1 cup strawberries, sliced
Dressing:
1/8 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
Sea salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Put chopped kale into a large bowl.
  2. Add the diced avocado and pour in dressing
  3. Massage greens, avocado and dressing as though “wringing” out the greens so that the leaves are fully coated and absorbing the moisture.
  4. Add hemp seeds and sea salt to taste.
  5. Let sit for 30 minutes and re-toss.
  6. Add sliced strawberries and serve.

*This salad is great because it will not wilt after a few hours. If you have leftovers, it will be great the next day!

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