Summer Kale Salad

It’s getting warmer and we all know a good salad is needed for those warmer nights & the plethora BBQ’s we’ll be attending. This salad is so easy, refreshing and has various textures that all will enjoy.


  • 2 (small or 1 large) bunch(es) of kale
  • 4 chopped radishes
  • 3/4 cup minced sun dried tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 3/4 cup chopped mint
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (dressing)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (dressing)
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Wash kale, remove the leafy portion from the stem and chop leafy portion into very small pieces.
  2. Toast pecans on a lightly oiled pan if not already toasted.
  3. Combine the rest of the ingredients (except for dressing) in a large bowl.
  4. Put dressing ingredients into a large enough jar and give it a good shake.
  5. Store in the fridge until ready to serve where you’d pour the dressing over the salad, toss, then serve.
Summer Kale Salad
Add your favourite wholegrain (wild rice, quinoa or buckwheat) to help bulk up the salad.

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