If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious salad for the festive season, give this blanched kale salad a go:
6 large stalks of kale
1⁄4 cup walnuts chopped
1⁄4 cup sliced almonds
1⁄4 dried cranberries
In a jar mix together
2 Tbsp. cold pressed extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. dijon mustard
1 tsp. maple syrup or raw honey
Salt and pepper
1. De-stalk the kale and blanch the leaves in boiling water for 30 seconds, then quickly drain kale leaves in a colander and run cold water over it immediately to cool.
2. Once cooled make sure to wring out all the water.
3. Add this to a large bowl and toss through roughly chopped walnuts, sliced almonds and dried cranberries.
4. In a jar make up the salad dressing. Pour this over the salad and season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
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