Quick Easy Kale Salad

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious salad that is both easy to make and flavorful? Then this Quick Easy Kale Salad definitely hits the spot! 

Kale, one of nature’s most nutrient-packed superfoods, is surprisingly versatile and full of flavor when properly prepared.

With the combination of crunchy veggies, sweet fruit toppings, tangy dressings, and satisfying proteins like nuts or seeds – this vegan kale salad recipe will be sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

Read on to learn how you can whip up this tasty dish in no time at all!

Easy to make kale salad with dressing

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Kale Salad Ingredients:

  • Kale
  • Gala Apple
  • Bacon 
  • Sharp Cheddar Cheese 
  • Pepitas

How To Make A Kale Salad Taste Good?

By making our tasty dressing to go on it.

How To Make Kale Salad with Apples and Cheddar?

Spice up your meal with a hearty salad! Start by combining the great ingredients in one big bowl and then mix it all together for an incredible medley of flavors. Then, shake or whisk some dressing-of-choice into its own container before you pour it over to give your dish just the right amount of zing. Give things one last toss so everything’s nice and evenly coated—and voila, dinner is served!

Easy to make kale salad with dressing

Make It A Meal:

Main Dish: Microwave Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Dessert: Applesauce Brownie Bars

Beverage: Fresh Mint Water

Can You Eat Kale Raw In A Salad?

One of the healthiest and most nutrient-dense vegetables you can consume is kale, which is frequently referred to as a superfood. This leafy green is available in a range of hues, forms, and textures. Although it’s frequently consumed raw in salads and smoothies, it can also be steamed, sautéed, boiled, or baked.

What Does Kale Do To The Brain?

For a lush green, kale also offers a lot of protein. Kale is undoubtedly a brain food when iron, folate, and vitamin B6 are included. These nutrients are all required for the synthesis of brain chemicals like serotonin and dopamine.

Easy to make kale salad with dressing

Does Kale Help You Lose Weight?

Kale is a great food for weight loss because it is high in water and low in calories. Additionally, it has fiber, which will keep you fuller for longer and help you avoid overeating. There are no recommendations for how much kale to consume to lose weight.

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This salad is so easy to make and it’s packed with flavor, making it a perfect option for a healthy and delicious lunch or dinner. Plus, kale is full of nutrients that are good for you, so you can feel good about eating this yummy salad.

So what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try today. If you make this recipe share the picture with us on our Instagram @thewoodenspooneffect

Easy to make kale salad with dressing

Quick Easy Kale Salad

Yield: 1 salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This salad is easy to make and flavorful, making it the perfect meal for any time of day!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 Gala apple, cored and cubed
  • ¼ cup cooked and crumbled bacon
  • ¼ cup diced sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pepitas

For the dressing:

  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, toss together the ingredients for the salad.
  2. In a small jar or bowl, shake or whisk together the ingredients for the dressing.
  3. Prior to serving, pour the dressing over the salad and toss.
Nutrition Information
Yield 5 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 338Total Fat 26gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 27mgSodium 566mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 3gSugar 10gProtein 11g

I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition values have been automatically generated. If you have questions, please have a professional look at the ingredients and help you with new values.

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