This is a super healthy, easy kale salad that is loaded with great nutrition, protein, healthy fat and it’s delicious!


1 small bunch of organic dinosaur kale, washed with inner rib removed
1 organic avocado, or more depending on your taste
1 organic shallot finely chopped. May use raw or after lightly sauteing.
1 organic lemon  – juiced
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1-2 teaspoons organic extra virgin cold pressed olive oil


Massage the kale beginning with 1 teaspoon of olive oil and a dash or two of salt. the kale will soften and turn a more vibrant green once it’s fully massaged. It will be smiling too! LOL

Cut the kale into bite-sized pieces and place in a medium salad bowl.Slice the avocado and mash it with a fork in a small bowl until it becomes a paste.

Add the lemon juice to the avocado paste and mix.

Now add the shallot, either raw or lightly sauteed.

Add in the kale and mix well.

Sprinkle the nutritional yeast on top and combine.
At this point taste the salad and decide if you want to add more lemon juice or nutritional yeast, salt or pepper, depending on your taste.

You can serve this salad with a warm entree, veggie burger or all by itself.Buon appetito!



dr vikki petersen

Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of The Gluten Effect: How “Innocent” Wheat Is Ruining Your Health
a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment.

HealthNOW Medical Center serves San Jose, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Mountain View – and all cities of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.It is also a Destination Clinic, treating patients from across the country and internationally.