May 072015

kale1 This recipe came together when there was still snow on the ground and we were desperate for summer. I bought loads of kale and asked friends on Facebook what they’d use it for. One woman, Rowan, suggested kale, parsley and cabbage salad. So thus is what I came up with. I’d have added lemon juice and green onions if I had them. As with all my recipes, please use them to guide your creativity!

1 bunch kale

1 bunch parsley
3 carrots grated or spiralized
1 beat, grated
2 inches ginger peeled, grated
1 avocado, chopped
1 or 2 cups chickpeas
Handful each of raw cashews, pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup Chia seeds
Olive oil
Sea salt
kale2Wash and dry kale and parsley
Break or cut kale into bite sized pieces, removing the spine
Massage kale with salt and oil
Add the finely chopped parsley and mix well
Add all other ingredients and toss
You could also use the ingredients as an opportunity for people to decorate their own salad. All the good stuff tends to sink to the bottom so you can dish out the greens and let the other guys do the work of adding toppings
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