Marinated Cranberry Kale Salad
Grain Free. Paleo. Vegan & Vegetarian Versions.
Brighten up your holiday celebration with this beautiful, antioxidant packed side dish! Remember, color equals antioxidants and this salad is packed full of color, flavor, and nutritional goodness. A great recipe to infuse into your holiday spread, this salad is actually best made in advance because the longer you marinate the salad the better it tastes. We recommend an overnight marinating time for best results.
Need a great seasonal weeknight dinner? You can also make this into an entree salad by adding some Crispy Roasted Chickpeas (see recipe) or even some diced roasted sweet potatoes. Or for you meat eaters out there, a nice piece of broiled or roasted salmon or organic grilled chicken breast on top of this salad makes it into a very filling meal. Either way...you can't go wrong...check it out...
Marinated Cranberry Kale Salad (PRINT RECIPE)
4 oz fresh cranberries
1/3 cup water
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4-1/2 cup walnut oil or extra virgin olive oil
8 oz fresh kale (Tuscan/Lacinato works best in this recipe)
1/4 cup dried cranberries/craisins (leave out if following an anti-inflammatory or low sugar diet)
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
Soft goat cheese or feta crumbles (optional)
~Billie & Jennifer
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Billie Shellist, FDN-P
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