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Massaged Kale Salad

This massaged kale salad is a favorite of Melissa Haithcock, creator of the A Happy Healthy Heart blog.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Appetizer, lunch, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond, kale, strawberries
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 23kcal


  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Large bowl
  • Sheet pan



  • De-rib and chop the kale, then place into a bowl.
  • Add some olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and massage them into the kale with your fingers.
  • Add chopped strawberries to bowl.
  • In a small bowl, add sliced almonds, maple syrup, and salt. mix it until the sliced almonds are coated.
  • Place almonds on a baking sheet, drizzle them with olive oil, and toast them in the oven for 1-2 minutes at 350°.
  • Add almonds to salad.
  • Sprinkle with salt to taste.


Calories: 23kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg