Ingredients

Kale Salad with Blueberry Ginger Dressing

The ultimate anti-aging memory food, blueberries contain compounds that help brain neurons communicate more effectively.

Servings
6
Prep Time
20 min
Duration
20 min

Ingredients

  • 6 to 7 cups curly kale leaves, thick stems removed and leaves roughly torn
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp each sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1 small apple, cored and sliced
  • 3 tbsp toasted unsalted shelled pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas)
  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup goat’s milk feta cheese

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup fresh or thawed frozen blueberries
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp peeled and minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1/4 tsp each sea salt and fresh ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine kale, lime juice, 1 tsp oil and 1⁄2 tsp each salt and pepper. Use your hands to massage mixture into kale, until leaves have wilted just slightly. Transfer to a serving platter.
  2. Sprinkle avocado and apple over top kale. Finish salad with pumpkin seeds, fresh blueberries and cheese.
  3. Prepare dressing: In a blender, combine all dressing ingredients and 3 tbsp water and blend on high until smooth, about 1 minute. Drizzle over salad.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/6 of kale salad
  • Calories 222
  • Carbohydrate Content 16.5 g
  • Cholesterol Content 10 mg
  • Fat Content 16 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3.5 g
  • Sodium Content 373 mg
  • Sugar Content 7 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 2 g