Kale Salad with Apples is a kid friendly healthy salad recipe! Crunchy sweet apples balance out the harsh flavor of the kale. Tossed with a sweet vinaigrette, this Gluten Free Kale Salad with Apples is simply delicious!
In a small bowl, mix lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, dijan, basil, and garlic. Whisk and allow to sit.
In a large salad bowl, add all salad ingredients.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat. Allow to sit for 10 minutes for flavors to blend.
To make your kale kid-friendly, you will want to massage the kale to remove the bitter flavor. To massage kale, put it into a bowl and use your hands to rub the leaves. Continue until the leaves soften and lose some of their stiffness.
Rub your kale with extra virgin olive oil for the best flavor.
You can customize this salad in a few ways. Add nuts and dried cranberries for a fun flavor combination.
Add cooked shrimp or chicken to make this salad a meal.