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  • 1 bunch kale (remove stems, and chop into bite size strips)
  • Juice of 1 lemon, and zest
  • ¼ cup olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Pinch celtic, himalayan, or sea salt, more to taste
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (preferably no-sugar-added or apple juice sweetened)
  • ¼ cup pine nuts or sunflower seeds (or both!)
  • Optional: avocado for healthy fats


  1. Place chopped kale, lemon zest, juice, oil, garlic, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. With your hands, massage mixture for about 2 minutes to soften the kale. This is the secret step to delicious kale salads.
  3. Then, add honey, cranberries, and nuts. Toss to combine all ingredients.
  4. Let salad rest for 15-20 minutes prior to serving. Best eaten the day of, but can be stored for about a day in the fridge.