Kale and avocado salad

This is my all time favorite salad. It’s so easy and healthy, the avocado is rich in protein and healthy fats, which makes this a satisfying meal by itself. I like to prepare this with some lean protein to balance out my meal. This is a great way to bring kale into your diet on a regular basis. I can’t stress enough how good kale is for you!

Kale is a Nutritional Powerhouse

One cup of chopped kale contains 33 calories and 9% of the daily value of calcium, 206% of vitamin A, 134% of vitamin C, and a whopping 684% of vitamin K. It is also a good source of minerals copper, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.

Kale’s health benefits are primarily linked to the high concentration and excellent source of antioxidant vitamins A, C, and K — and sulphur-containing phytonutrients.

Recipe:

one bunch of kale chopped ( I like to chop it lengthwise into ribbon-like pieces)
one pitted avocado
2 tablespoons of olive oil (more if desired)
1/2 teaspoon of Himalayan pink salt
juice of one lemon

Massage the kale with the olive oil and salt first until it becomes softer. Then add the lemon juice and avocado and mix it all together until smooth and creamy, enjoy!

Kale and avocado salad

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