Marinated Kale Salad

Marinated Kale Salad

  • Superfood Salad

Supercharge your brain with an easy superfood salad for lunch or dinner.

Serves 2


Ginger and honey salad dressing:

  • 1/2-inch fresh ginger, peeled (reduces inflammation)
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil (promotes healthy blood flow to the brain)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons water


For the salad:

  • 2 salmon filets, cooked (Omega-3s help build brain and nerve cells)
  • 4 cups fresh kale (brain-boosting vitamin K)
  • 1 avocado (promotes healthy blood flow to the brain)
  • 1/2 cup blueberries (rich in antioxidants)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds (also high in antioxidants to fight free radicals)
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (brain-boosting antioxidants, Omega fats and vitamin E)
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds (high in antioxidants, Omega-3s and vitamin E)
  • 1 cup cooked beets (natural nitrates that promote blood flow to the brain)


  1. Place apple cider vinegar, honey, ginger, Dijon mustard, avocado oil, salt and water in blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Place spinach, avocado, blueberries, pomegranate seeds, walnuts, beets and hemp seeds in large bowl. Drizzle with the honey ginger dressing.
  3. Arrange salad on plates and top with cooked salmon. Delicious!

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