Swiss Chard & Kale Salad

Swiss Chard & Kale Salad

Ingredients 1 bunch of lacinato kale, cut in ribbons 1 bunch of swiss chard (I used red chard), cut in ribbons 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds (roasted or raw) 1 apple, diced small for Salad Dressing Instructions click here: Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing 1/4 cup 

Kale Salad with (Tempeh) Bacon

Kale Salad with (Tempeh) Bacon

People always ask me how I get my protein since I am a vegetarian.  This salad has 30 grams of protein! This is a typical lunch for me.   Looks delicious right?  But are you asking yourself “What the heck is Tempeh?” Here’s a little 

Cali-Mex Kale Salad (2 ways) raw vegan + Sautéed with chicken

Cali-Mex Kale Salad (2 ways) raw vegan + Sautéed with chicken

This is a rendition of the Cali-Mex Quinoa I made the other day.  It uses all the same raw ingredients, but instead of serving it with quinoa you toss it with kale.  My Dijon Vinaigrette or a chipotle dressing would work nicely with this.  I was lazy 

Raw Kale Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash

Raw Kale Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash

I eat salad everyday.  Most of the time it’s either: spinach, kale, arugula, green leaf, or romaine lettuce.  I use various toppings: cucumber, carrots, bell peppers, pomegranate seeds, avocado…you get the picture.  Normally when I make salad, my husband makes it very clear he only 

Roasted Kale & Fig Salad

Roasted Kale & Fig Salad

Did you know? Even though figs are considered a fruit, the fig is actually a flower that is inverted into itself?! Mind blown! Technically the “drupes” (aka) the seeds are the actual fruit! other reasons to love figs… 3 to 5 fresh figs – provide 3.5