Recipe: Massaged Kale Salad

Any time of day, any time of year we LOVE this recipe. Kale is the most nutritious food on the planet and when it can taste this freakin’ delicious it’s a win-win, my friend.

Give it a try and let us know what you think in the comments below!

Massaged Kale Salad
Servings: 2
Time: 5-7 minutes

  • 1 head kale
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1-2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Suggested add-ins (pick 1-3 that you love)

  • 2 Tbsp black olives
  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • cherry tomatoes
  • roasted butternut squash
  • red onion
  • seaweed flakes
  • cucumbers
  • cooked protein: tempeh, tuna, salmon or shrimp

De-stem, wash and chop the kale and put it in a large bowl

Drizzle on the lemon juice and olive oil, then add in the avocado, salt and pepper.

Use your hands to massage the leaves and really break them down. Work in the avocado until it all becomes creamy.

Toss in your add-ins.

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7 thoughts on “Recipe: Massaged Kale Salad

  1. Had just bought dinosaur kale from the co-op and this was the perfect dish to make with it! Thanks for the delicious recipe- we loved it!

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  3. I am a massage therapist, and since I heard about this technique and found your recipe–the easiest and most flexible–kale has become a regular “client” of mine.
    I add apples and carrots along with walnuts, and have also tried raisins, a little curried sweet potato and pumpkin seeds, roasted.

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