Go-To Kale Salad

Everyone needs a good kale salad in their repertoire. Here is my go-to.

Go-To Kale Salad

Veggies | Protein | Fat
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Recipe From: Katie’s Conscious Kitchen



  • Kale roughly chopped
  • Cherry tomatoes halved
  • Bell pepper diced
  • Carrots diced
  • Beets, cooked & chilled diced

Protein (Mix & Match)

  • Quinoa 4 oz = 1 protein
  • Cooked or canned beans 6 oz = 1 protein
  • Walnuts, pepitas, almonds, or other nuts 2 oz = 1 protein
  • Garlic Lemon Tahini Dressing see notes


  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 oz avocado or nuts

Grain Options

  • Roasted potato or sweet potato 4 oz
  • Quinoa 4 oz


  • Massage kale for about a minute with lemon juice and oil.
  • Top with veggies and protein and toss everything to combine.


  • I like to make this one ahead of time and and bring it in a cooler when traveling.
  • Keeps well in the fridge for 1-2 days.
  • Lemon Garlic Tahini dressing recipe here
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