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Sweet Kale Salad with Homemade Croutons

Any kale lovers out there? Odds are, not a lot of people love the taste of kale. Most people know that it’s amazing for you, but they are too afraid to eat it. It’s true that Kale can have a strong flavor, which is why I never eat it whole leaf. However, when marinated in this citrus-honey dressing, it turns into a deliciously sweet salad. Top it with homemade croutons and you get my favorite salty/sweet salad!

This is hands down my favorite salad that I make. It is sweet and salty and has tons of flavor. It’s also one of my husband’s favorites. He actually requests this salad because he craves it if we haven’t had it in awhile! With getting married , being away for almost 3 weeks, and the craziness of trying to get all moved in, I can’t even remember how long it’s been since we had this salad. So as soon as we sat down to plan our first week of meals, I made sure that this was on it! Man have I missed it!

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For extra protein and that perfect salty flavor, we top ours with tons of my homemade croutons. They are the perfect complement to the sweet kale!

Even if you’re a kale hater, I challenge you to try this salad. It may be your new favorite green!

For the full recipe head over to Blue Ridge Babe.

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I'm Joy, creator of www.blueridgebabe.com, where I share tons of healthy recipes (mostly vegetarian and vegan), running tips, race recaps, and my life. I love to create and photograph new healthy recipes, and prove that eating for health can be delicious! I've struggled with self esteem for my entire life, and I am learning to love myself, including my fla…

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