Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Kale, Pear, and Pomegranate Salad

kale salad1 This a perfect dish for the holidays! Take for as a side dish to a Holiday party, salad for Christmas dinner, or to work for a healthy lighter meal after all the heavy holiday yummies! The Citrus dressing makes it so much better! Here’s to a little health this time of year.


  • 2 Cups of kale- washed and de-stemmed

  • 1 cup of chopped cabbage-purple tends to be sweeter and adds more color

  • 1 large pear sliced

  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds

  • 1 cup quinoa- sprouted

  • 1/4 cup- chopped Macadamia nuts


  • 1 cup good olive oil

  • 1 lemon juiced

  • 1 lime juiced

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  1. 1 cup of quinoa soak in 2 cups of filtered water for 4-6 hours or overnight. Drain, rinse, and drain again.

  2. Chop kale and cabbage and place in a bowl.

  3. Add sprouted quinoa

  4. Slice pears and place on top of quinoa

  5. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds and Macademia nuts on top

  6. In a jar- add olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon and lime juice. Shake well and add to salad

  7. Toss until well blended. Serve and Enjoy!

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