Chopped Kale Salad
What's high in Vitamins A, C, and K − and provides meaningful levels of calcium, iron, and fiber? What's super low in calories with zero fat and powerful antioxidants? If you guessed kale, you're right (and you looked at the recipe... LOL). But seriously, they don't call it the Queen of Greens for nothing! Kale is also celebrated for its anti-inflammatory properties and cardiovascular and liver support. Super healthy and delicious, it's a must have in our diets!
This easy-to-prepare, low-calorie, cool and satisfying salad is perfect as a snack or with a meal as the weather warms....
- 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tbs lemon juice
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 bunches kale, stems and tough ribs removed, leaves very finely chopped
- 2 tsp peanuts chopped (optional)
In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, chili powder, and salt. Add kale; toss, combine, and serve.
Add addition protein such as tofu, seitan, boiled eggs, or a choice of animal protein to have as an entree.