Tuesday, August 23, 2016

RECIPE: Quinoa & Kale Salad

Here's a healthy & satisfying salad that's quick & simple to make. 

Makes 4 servings 
318 calories per serving

      For the salad: 
      • 2 bunches curly kale, washed, de-stemmed and finely chopped
      • 1½ cups cooked quinoa (cook according to instructions on package)
      • 1 cup red grapes, sliced in half
      • 1 bunch scallions, finely chopped
      • ½ cup chopped walnuts
        For the dressing:
          • 1½ lemons, juiced
          • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
          • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
          • ¾ teaspoon salt
          • freshly ground black pepper

          • Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
          • Place chopped kale in a large bowl. Pour dressing on top and massage dressing into leaves for a couple of minutes (using your hands) until kale is broken down.
          • Add cooked quinoa, grapes, walnuts and scallions. Toss to combine.

          Recipe & photo submitted by
          AAY! member Alisa H.

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