Paleo Shaved Brussels and Raw Kale Salad Recipe

Raw Kale salad, Shaved Brussels sprouts salad, kale and Brussels sprouts saladIn case you couldn’t tell by my numerous recipes involving them, Brussels and kale are two of my favorite greens. This recipe uses them both — two thumbs up.

Unfortunately, I find tons of people are a little intimidated by raw kale; they think its only good when steamed, baked or fried, but that is so not the case. As long as you remove the stems, chop it thin, give it some massaging in whatever dressing your using and let it sit for a bit afterwards you wont have any bitterness for toughness. There is nothing to fear; in fact, it’s so delicious done this way, and it’s its healthiest form.

Beyond the awesome Brussels-kale pairing, this salad is so tasty. Incorporating the cherries and crispy almonds adds an awesome sweetness and rich, nutty flavor. Yum.

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Fruit and Nut Summer Kale Salad Recipe

summer kale salad, paleo summer kale salad, citrus kale salad recipe Summer is finally here.

Bring on the summer salads.

This kale salad is hearty, yet light — loaded with a combination of dried and fresh fruit and toasted almonds — and is topped with a citrus-based, low-calorie dressing. Yum.

It’s one of my summer favorites — although, pretty much any kale salad is — and it’s really tasty on its own or topped with some grilled chicken or steak. Enjoy.

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Raw Kale and Avocado Salad Recipe

raw kale and avocado salad, paleo raw kale saladMaybe it’s the new-found summer days, but I’ve been on a bit of a salad kick lately. They are easy, light and don’t require any heat; it’s too hot to cook.

While I loved kale cooked or crispy, it’s also one of my favorite salad bases. Your missing out if you aren’t enjoying it raw — which is also the form in which it delivers the most nutritional value. Bring on the vitamins.

While I keep this really simple with only a few ingredients, feel free to throw some nuts, extra veggies or berries in if you wish. I recently served this with Citrus-Marinated Pork and the combination was delicious. Enjoy!

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