Healthy Recipe: Fresh Kale & Summer Peach Salad

Curb your sugar cravings with this surprisingly sweet and savory salad.
Healthy Recipe: Fresh Kale & Summer Peach Salad

Avoiding additional sugars and satisfying the sweet tooth are no easy feats, especially in summer when Sunday-afternoon cookouts and ice-cream trucks are on the rise. Lucky for us, nutrition counselor Katherine Tallmadge shared this tasty salad recipe from her book, Diet Simple Farm To Table Recipes: 50 New Reasons to Cook in Season. Make a bowl for your next family cookout, or save a serving to bring to work.

Fresh Kale & Summer Peach Salad with Toasted Almonds and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Serves 6

Vinaigrette:

  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Salad Ingredients:

  • 6 Handfuls of fresh Kale (or other greens), washed, tough stems removed, and torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 Cups Fresh Sliced Summer Peaches and/or any seasonal Berries
  • 2 Ounces toasted slivered Almonds
  • ½ Sweet Onion, peeled and sliced

Directions:

In a large bowl, add the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk together. Add the kale, onion, almonds, and peaches and toss together. Serve immediately.

Katherine Tallmadge is a local personal nutritionist, author, speaker, and counselor.

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