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Delicious Kale Salad in 3 Easy Steps

The best greens for a salad are kale, but the bitterness can be hard to take. So try this recipe for some yummy kale salad!

kale_salad_recipe_avocado_hemp_seeds_picKale is a powerful leafy green packed with nutrients and disease fighting properties. It’s part of the Brassica family known to contain phytonutrients that help prevent disease and keep your body working properly.

Kale is rich in vitamin A, excellent for healthy skin and essential for good vision. It is also a rich source of vitamin B which is essential for proper metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and protein and is required for proper function of the nervous system. It is also an excellent source of vitamin K which is essential to building strong bones and preventing heart disease.

In addition, kale also has many minerals, such as calcium, iron, potassium, and manganese that are required for the body to function optimally.

The health benefits of kale go beyond its basic nutritional profile; from fighting cardiovascular disease to preventing several types of cancers, this superfood is definitely a superstar.

This recipe is super easy and quick. With the added avocado and hemp seeds this recipe makes for an excellent main dish as well as a side dish. Just be careful—it’s so delicious you may find yourself chopping up a whole head of kale and eating this salad all in one sitting.

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Delicious Kale Salad in 3 Easy Steps

Ingredients:

  • 8 to 10 green curly kale (or the whole head of kale)
  • Sprinkle of Celtic or Himalayan sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds

Directions:

Remove stems from kale and chop the kale leaves into small pieces and place in a bowl.

Add the salt and olive oil, massage into leaves and let stand for 5 minutes to soften the kale pieces.

Spoon in avocado and massage with your hands, making sure to coat all the leaves.

Enjoy sprinkled with hemp seeds on top for an added boost of protein and omega 3 fatty acids.

Get more kale recipes and tips here!

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