Healthy Recipe: Fresh Kale & Summer Peach Salad

Curb your sugar cravings with this surprisingly sweet and savory 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


  • 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


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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