Strawberry Kale Salad with Cranberry Lemon Vinaigrette

By Micki Brown
Serves 4

Salad Ingredients:

4 cups kale, coarsely chopped

½ basket strawberries, sliced

½ avocado, diced

½ cup orange cinnamon walnuts and pecans, chopped (Homey Goods vendor)

Vinaigrette (recipe below)

Vinaigrette Ingredients:

1/8 cup dried cranberries (Nature’s Harvest vendor), chopped very fine in a food processor or blender

3 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp raw honey

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

Zest of ½ lemon

Juice of ½ lemon

½ tsp poppy seeds


In a pint-sized mason jar, combine the ingredients for the vinaigrette and shake well (make ahead and let the flavors blend for a couple of hours). Place all of the salad ingredients together in a large bowl and toss well. Add desired amount of vinaigrette and toss/mix until the veggies are well-coated and ingredients are evenly distributed. Enjoy!