Kale Orange Cranberry Salad

December 13, 2016

Author Notes: Super-quick, loaded w/ nutritional goodness, & absolutely delish! Kale, dried cranberries, OJ, orange zest, & almonds.Holly

Serves: 5

Ingredients

For The Salad:

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 bunch of kale, washed, stems removed, torn into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • zest from one orange

For The Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons cranberry juice
  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar, or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Place almonds on small baking sheet and toast at 350 until slightly browned, about 3-5 minutes (watch them closely so they don't burn!). Meanwhile, zest the orange, rinse, dry, and tear the kale into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Juice the orange into a small bowl or salad dressing shaker, then add the other dressing ingredients and combine thoroughly.
  3. In a large serving bowl, combine kale, almonds, and cranberries. Toss with the salad dressing until well-coated
  4. Finish the salad with orange zest and serve.

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