5 BEST Healthy Kale Salad Recipes

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These 5 Healthy Kale Salad Recipes are packed full of nutrition and so easy to make!

You’ll have options for a simple kale salad, a vegan protein packed kale salad, and even a chicken kale salad in the recipe card below.

kale salad recipe

Plus, I’ve supplied you with our low calorie lemon vinaigrette. It’s so amazing in this salad, but really any vinaigrette will work.

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I love this recipe because the toppings pair perfectly with kale. I balanced the bitter flavor of kale with cranberries and creamy avocado. Plus an amazing dressing, creating a perfect kale salad recipe I know you’ll love.

These 5 best Healthy Kale Salads are packed full of nutrition and so easy to make!

5 Healthy Kale Salads

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make the best kale salads at home.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, a low calorie lemon salad dressing, and 4 optional protein add ins for kale mixed salad recipes.

kale salad recipe

To make these kale veggie salad recipes easy, I’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this lemon garlic kale salad with avocado pecans and cranberries to Pinterest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for kale salad with lemon dressing…

Ingredients in Kale Salad with Dressing

WI suppled you with a wonderful low calorie lemon kale salad dressing in the section below. But you could use any vinaigrette salad dressing!

Here are more salad dressing recipes, try all these kale salad dressing recipes… or use the lemon kale salad dressing below.

More Salad Dressings for Kale Salads:

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Shopping List for Kale Salad with Cranberries:

4 Optional Protein Add-Ins:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this low calorie kale salad recipe you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this mixed kale salad recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make a healthy kale cranberry pecan salad…

How to Make Kale Salad Recipes

This easy kale salad requires no cooking, and is a great meal prep salad for lunch or dinner.

Making a salad kale recipe is easy and hearty. You’ll need to remove the stem and discard it, but you can also get a bag of chopped kale to save time.

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How to Make a Kale Salad:

  1. To a large bowl add the kale, 1/2 of the pecans, 1/2 of the cranberries, and the dressing (plus 1/2 of any addition protein add ins).
  2. Toss well until the vinaigrette coats all the kale.
  3. Move to a plate (or meal prep container) and top with the remaining pecans, cranberries and the avocado (and the remaining 1/2 of the optional protein add ins).

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a shared recipe card for the best kale salad, and dressing for kale salad…

5 Best Healthy Kale Salad Recipes

These healthy kale salad recipes come with 4 optional protein add ins, so below you get 5 low calorie kale salad recipes!

I’ve supplied you with a healthy kale salad dressing lemon vinaigrette, but we also supplied more kale salad dressing recipes above in the “Ingredients” section.

kale salad recipe

5 BEST Kale Salads (LOW CALORIE)

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This healthy vegan kale salad with pecans cranberries and avocado is huge, and so filling!
We serve this low calorie kale salad with our Low Calorie Lemon Vinaigrette, but really any vinaigrette would be great in this healthy salad!
Special Tip: You can add in more protein with the 4 protein add-ins below, there are options for vegans, vegetarians, and chicken lovers too.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 373 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • To a large bowl add the kale, 1/2 of the pecans, 1/2 of the cranberries, and the dressing (plus 1/2 of any addition protein add ins).
  • Toss well until the vinaigrette coats all the kale.
  • Move to a plate (or meal prep container) and top with the remaining pecans, cranberries and the avocado (and the remaining 1/2 of the optional protein add ins).

Nutrition

Serving: 3cupsCalories: 373kcalCarbohydrates: 25.6gProtein: 6.3gFat: 29.1gSaturated Fat: 5.4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 124mgPotassium: 1207mgFiber: 10.1gSugar: 1.6gCalcium: 199mgIron: 3mg
Keyword kale, Salad
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Nutrition and Calories in Kale Salads

The nutrition and calories below are based off 1 serving (3 cups) of the basic kale salad recipe above.

If you choose to add in a protein option, the calories will change a bit, but the protein will increase too.

Important Note: As a reminder, at Lose Weight By Eating it is our goal to make you healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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