All Season Kale Salad

What’s your take on kale? 


I recently made my famous kale salad for a super small dinner party the other day, and it was a hit. 

I make this salad a few times a year especially for get togethers and BBQ’s because it’s a crowd pleaser. Plus, you get a mighty dose of greens, flavor, and it’s super easy to make. 

I call it the All Season Kale Salad because it’s flexible. You can add or takeaway ingredients based on the season.

Print the recipe and watch the video to learn how I make this super simple kale salad. 


All Season Kale Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 10


Kale Salad

  • 2 heads of organic kale - rinsed ribs removed and roughly chopped
  • 2-3 cups shredded organic carrots
  • 12 oz organic blueberries
  • 1 cup unsalted whole cashews gently crush into pieces
  • 1 cup unsalted sunflower seeds


  • 4 oz balsamic vinegar
  • 2 oz olive oil
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp honey/maple syrup
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste


For the Salad

  • Rinse and drain the kale, then remove the ribs from the kale until you are left with the leafy pieces. Next chop (rough chop) the kale into bite sized piece.
  • Add the kale to a large bowl (if you're making the salad a day early, I like to drizzle olive oil on the kale and toss it and let it sit) next add the shredded carrots, blueberries, cashews and sunflower seeds.
  • Mix gently to combine all of the ingredients.
  • Add the dressing and toss gently until the kale leaves are coated with the dressing.

For the Dressing

  • Measure out all of the ingredients and add them to a bowl or mason jar.
  • Whisk together or shake until all of the ingredients are thoroughly combined. *If you have a salad dressing bottle, add the ingredients to the bottle and shake well.

Hi, I'm Melissa

Hi, I'm Melissa

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