• 1 bunch kale (~3/4 pound), stalks removed, leaves thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon juiced, or 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive or canola oil plus 1 Tbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons honey or brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup diced mango, pineapple or mandarin oranges (drained if canned or thawed if frozen)
  • (Optional) 2 Tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds


  1. In a large serving bowl, add the kale , half of the lemon juice, 1 Tablespoon of the oil and salt. Massage until the kale starts to soften and wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk remaining lemon juice with the honey and black pepper. Stream in the 1/4 cup of oil while whisking until a dressing forms. Taste adding salt and pepper if needed.
  3. Pour dressing over the kale and add the mango and sunflower seeds, if using. Toss and serve.
Amount  ofservings Serving Size Calories Fat Protein Carbohydrate
4 1/2 cup 136 7  g 1 g 17g

Return to recipes