Sweet Kale Salad Gluten Free

Sweet Kale Salad Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • For the salad:
  • 4 ounces of kale, leaves removed from stems and thinly sliced (about 1/2 bunch)
  • 1/4 of a small head of cabbage, cored and shredded
  • 8 ounces of Brussels sprouts, trimmed and shredded
  • 8 ounces of broccoli slaw
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup raw or toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/4 cup neutral-tasting oil, like avocado or light olive
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder

Directions

  1. Combine the kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli slaw in a large salad bowl.
  2. Add all of the dressing ingredients into a pint-sized mason jar or other lidded container.
  3. Shake the dressing vigorously to combine well. Pour 3/4 of the dressing over the salad greens.
  4. Toss the greens around to coat it well in the dressing, and then add the remaining dressing if you feel that it needs more.
  5. Sprinkle the cranberries and pepitas over the salad. Lightly toss to combine.
  6. Serve.