So healthy, yet so delicious! This kale salad recipe delivers a big bowl of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds for a filling potluck favorite."
INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped into small pieces 1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed 1/4 red onion, sliced thin 1 cup shredded carrot 2/3 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Ocean Spray® Craisins®) 1/2 cup cashew pieces 1/2 cup shelled, roasted sunflower seeds
DIRECTIONS: 1. Whisk sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside. 2. Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours. Serve remaining dressing on side.