kale apple salad

Looking to boost your nutrition? Dark leafy greens are a great superfood to add to your plate today! They are loaded with fiber, vitamin C, Vitamin K, and phytonutrients, that protect against disease. Green leafy veggies are a source of carotenoids, indoles, saponins, and chlorophyll – all powerful antioxidants that fight against certain cancers, preserve heart health, eye health and are great from immunity! This recipe calls for dinosaur kale, a dark colored variety that is less bitter and nutrient rich. To make it a complete meal, try this salad topped with salmon / chicken, or add chickpeas or tofu for some more plant power!


  • 1 bunch dinosaur kale or other kale
  • 3 roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 c toasted pine nuts
  • 1 honey crisp apple
  • 1/4 c fresh grated parmesan or pecorino 
  • olive oil to taste
  • juice of 1 fresh squeezed lemon


  1. rinse and drain kale, and pull off stalk, breaking into small pieces.
  2. drizzle a bit of olive oil over kale, and gently massage to soften
  3. add toasted pine nuts, and roasted red pepper
  4. slice apple into thin strips and add to salad bowl
  5. top with parmesan cheese, fresh squeezed lime, mix, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: Yields 4 (1 cup) servings. calories: 229, total fat 15g, saturated fat 2g, sodium 225mg, total carbohydrate 17g, dietary fiber 5g, sugar 7g, protein 6g. 


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