Eat Your Greens | FREE Recipe

Eat Your Greens | FREE Recipe

As autumn draws in, we replace delicate dishes with more robust and comforting meals.

Fend off autumn viruses and colds and keep your immune system fighting fit during the colder months.
Kale is among the most nutrient-dense foods on the plant. It’s loaded with powerful antioxidants and is an excellent source of vitamin C.

Check out this recipe for ‘Quick & Easy Kale Salad’.. I know what you’re thinking, who wants to eat salads in winter!?

But packed with pecans, raisins, apple and goats cheese this is sure to keep you feeling full this season.

Quick And Easy Kale Salad

Serves 2-4

  • Large bunch of kale, stems removed and massaged in salt
  • salt
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 bulb fennel
  • 100g (1/3 cup) goats' cheese (soft and creamy)
  • Handful raisins (soaked in apple juice, if possible)
  • Handful pumpkin seeds
  • Handful pecans/walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp caraway/fennel seeds
For The dressing:
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 tbsp honey/maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • Pinch of salt
  • Twist of pepper
1. Begin by prepping the kale: remove the stems, chop it down, massage in the salt and coat in a dash of olive oil.
2. Dice the green apple, keeping the skin on.
3. Thinly slice the fennel (as thin as you can get)
4. Make up the dressing by putting all the ingredients into a small bowl and whisking firmly with a fork.
5. Toss the dressing in with the kale and allow to marinate.
6. Get a hot, dry pan on the go. Toss in the caraway/fennel seeds for one minute, followed by the nuts and pumpkin seeds, to heat through and slightly toast.
7. Fold into the kale mix.
8. Add in the juicy raisins. If you don't like raisins, try cranberries or gojo berries.
9. Plate up and sprinkle with goats' chesse and extra nuts and seeds
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