Of course most salads are green but this one is super duper green! Another bonus is that it’s filled with crunchy greens so you can make a large bowl and nosh on it for a few days. It will also help keep you full with the added protein of the quinoa and all the fiber in the veggies!
3 CUPS TORN KALE (STEMS OPTIONAL)
½ CUP COOKED QUINOA
1 GREEN APPLE, DICED
½ ENGLISH CUCUMBER, DICED
½ CUP TOASTED PEPITAS (ANOTHER NAME FOR PUMPKIN SEEDS)
1 CUP SHAVED PARMESAN (OR ANY CHEESE OF CHOICE)
1 CLOVE GARLIC
1 TBSP DIJON
1 TBSP HONEY
JUICE OF ONE LEMON
1/3 CUP EVOO OR AVOCADO OIL
In a large bowl combine kale, quinoa, apple, cucumber, pepitas and cheese.
Combine ingredients for dressing in the food processor and puree until smooth.
Pour dressing on salad and toss to combine.
Nutrition per Serving: Calories 469, Fat 32.7g, Carbs 33g, Fiber 4.9g, Sugars 6.4g, Protein 14.1g