Ryan and I went to town on homemade bread and snacks on Super Bowl. I felt like my stomach was calling out for some greens. SO, I came up with this salad. I've made homemade dressings before...usually I kind of just throw stuff together. Try what I put as a base, if you want it sweeter, add honey, or maybe exchange the italian seasoning for mustard. Have fun with it! Oh, and don't feel there's a limit to all the veggies you can include, I wish I put even more!
This is definitely my new favorite salad. Ryan and I had a bit less than healthy day on Saturday, and on Sunday our bodies were crying for some higher quality foods. We'd never really had a salad for our meal. Usually it was a compliment to something else. Since we weren't looking to eat a ton, and we wanted to get some quality nutrition, this is where we landed, and boy was it good!
It has that sweet and savory dynamic going on. Ryan and I love foods like that!
I'm a fan of kale... when it's mixed into things or hiding amongst other flavors. I was leery about how this salad would taste since the only lettuce was kale.
My concerns were misplaced, this salad was SUPER tasty. I made it as a part of our Thanksgiving ensemble, not expecting it to make it on many plates. I was so happy to see every one of the 12 people who were over try the salad. Some of them even returned for seconds!
If ever there was a power salad with a great macro balance and tons of...