Vegan Recipe- Serves 4
Kale is all the rage among many healthy eating gurus these days and for good reason. According to WebMd: 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 along with antioxidants and phytonutrients.
This Kale Slaw contains raw kale, therefore it even maintains all of the micronutrients present in the dark leafy vegetable. How can something this good for you possibly taste great? It’s all in the fresh, natural ingredients, highlighting the robust flavors of nature to provide a savory, delicious slaw that is hearty and filling on its own and pairs beautifully with roasted vegetables or proteins such as fish, roasted turkey or chicken.
Kale Slaw Ingredients:
- 4 cups of chopped, raw dinosaur kale leaves (tough center stalks removed)
- ½ medium ripe avocado
- Juice of ½ lemon
- 1 tbsp Braggs Amino Acids
- 1 tbsp of nutritional yeast
- 1 tbsp of toasted sesame seeds (or sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds)
- ½ tbsp of chia seeds (or poppy seeds)
- ¼ cup of chopped walnuts
- ¼ cup of dried goji berries (or dried cranberries or dried raisins)
- 1 tsp of garlic powder
- 1 tsp of curry powder
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, reserving the walnuts, and mash the avocado with the leaves, mixing all thoroughly. Allow the slaw to sit, chilled, for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together before serving. Garnish with slices of the other half of the avocado and chopped walnuts.