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Spicy Peanut Ginger Kale Salad. Cravable Greens. I plowed through three bunches of organic curly green kale this morning in my kale-salad test kitchen.

Spicy Peanut Ginger Kale Salad. Cravable Greens.

I was putting the final tweaks on my Spicy Peanut Ginger Kale Salad recipe. Kale Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash and Orange Maple Hemp Dressing — Edible Perspective. Print Recipe!

Kale Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash and Orange Maple Hemp Dressing — Edible Perspective

Dressing adapted from: Gena's Lemon Hemp Dressing serves 3-6, gluten-free/vegan for the salad: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided2 small delicata squash, halved lengthwise + seeds scraped1 medium head lacinato kale, stems removed1/2 small head red cabbage, cored1 sweet red apple, cored1/3 cup salted pistachiossalt + pepper for the dressing: 1/2 cup hulled hemp seedsscant 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice1 tablespoon pure maple syrup1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 1/2 teaspoons orange zest1 small clove garlic, chopped1/4 teaspoon salt Preheat your oven to 400° F. Place squash halves cut side down and slice into 1/2-inch thick pieces.

Kale Pomegranate Crunch Salad. I’m going to push the pause button on holiday eating and grab a hold of this salad.

Kale Pomegranate Crunch Salad

It’s just about all I can do to step away from the lasagna, fried chicken, and chocolate chip cookies. Which reminds me, I have dough leftover from a batch of Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in the refrigerator and I better preheat the oven while I finish this salad. Kale Salad with Tandoori Roasted Chickpeas. Sometimes a girl just needs a hearty kale salad.

Kale Salad with Tandoori Roasted Chickpeas

There’s no explaining why; she just does. So move out of the way and give her that kale salad. She deserves it. That and the chocolate. Give her all of the chocolate. 7 drool-worthy avocado recipes. Better Than Trader Joe’s Kale and Edamame Bistro Salad. Print This Post This is the tale of the teenager who became besotted with Trader Joe’s prepared, packaged Kale and Edamame Bistro Salad, and the mom who was going broke buying them for her, at $4 a pop.

Better Than Trader Joe’s Kale and Edamame Bistro Salad

It’s a simple story, involving a woman fully aware that of all the addictions in the world, a love of kale salad was, shall we admit, the best possible one to have. Ever. In fact, rather than calling it an addiction, the mom might better term it a good eating habit, and leave it at that. But the wallet doesn’t lie, and $12 a week in packaged kale salads was just not, uh, cutting it (pause for a polite laugh).

Not to mention the plastics involved in the individual packaging, and the special trip to TJ’s, etc. Arugula Salad: Mango, Macadamia, Avocado. One thing I brought back with me from the Dole Salad Summit, was the inspiration to make this Arugula Salad.

Arugula Salad: Mango, Macadamia, Avocado.

It combines crisp, zesty arugula leaves with roasted macadamia nuts, freshly diced mango and tender cubes of avocado. A simple combo worth trying. It just may rescue dinnertime (as it did mine!).. In part three of my wrap-up posts (part 1 - part 2) you'll get Dole's take on "Salad 101" - and for us bloggers, that meant tasting a few salads. This vegan arugula salad that I tasted at the Dole Fresh Vegetables headquarters really won me over. Here's to the salad that saved dinnertime..

Arugula Mango Avo Mac Saladinspired by Dole's Salad Summit - makes one giant bowl. Fully Loaded Kale Salad. Zesty-sweet tahini dressing gently coats the perky, curly shreds of fresh, raw, dark green kale leaves.

Fully Loaded Kale Salad

Each tender fluffy forkful is clustered with complex flavors and kale textures. Salty-sweet with a hint of bitter. The kale is tender yet chewy - even a tad crunchy. Kale Market Salad Recipe. There's a small restaurant in our neighborhood known for great pizza.

Kale Market Salad Recipe

And yes, the pizza is on point. But, really, it's their salads I crave - substantial, always changing, made from whatever looks great at the market. I'd tell you the name of the place, but scoring a table is already enough of a wait. Superfood Kale Salad with Acai Dressing : The Whole Tulip. Raw Kale Salad with Pineapple and Tahini. I sit at the bottom of the bell curve for bone density.

Raw Kale Salad with Pineapple and Tahini

Actually, I’m in the second percentile. I picture 100 women lined up and see myself and a little old lady as the ones with the weakest bones. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis a few years ago after breaking my hip and elbow in the same year. Since then, I’ve opted to change my diet and lifestyle instead of taking medication. It’s worked! This salad is one that I came up with after learning that dark, leafy greens are an amazing source of calcium.

The everyday superfood salad. Superfoods!

the everyday superfood salad

These things are being pimped out everywhere I go lately. I’ve been frequenting a certain home furnishings discount chain, just to see what I can pick up for our new place and you know something? They have a superfoods section in their little food aisle with the fancy oils, vinegars, salts and preserves.