Will work on it, much potential and my first quinoa recipe. Thank you for your review. Remove the quinoa from heat and let it rest, still covered, for 5 minutes. Thanks! and the night got better from there. Thanks for sharing all of your recipes, Kate! Just make sure you pick a hearty green so it combines well with the quinoa. salt and massage kale for 1 minute. Made this for myself to have for the week. Thank you! I made the recipe and I’m loving it! Slice and avocado into 1” pieces and add to the bowl. I’ve mastered a few good kale recipes from adding it to salads, to kale soups, veggie juices, chips, dips, you name it. Blood oranges are so good right now. Luckily it’s not too hard to thrown kale in here and there. And is way more than 4 servings. Hey girl -this salad looks so yummy! Thank you. Delicious salad! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Was really delicious!! Massage the kale with your hands until the kale softens, about 2 minutes. This recipe is seriously AMAZING. Thank you for the yummiest bowl of all time! Very satisfying. Blood oranges or clementines would also be good. And so filling, can’t wait to have the leftovers tomorrow…thanks. It tasted delicious the following night; the avocado sauce did not change color. Affiliate details ». In a small bowl or jar, whisk together the olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper. We were so frustrated that we almost decided to stay in and watch more of The Blacklist on Netflix, but! Thanks! It’s extremely important that your listing contains information that is complete, correct, and up-to-date. See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! Also, both of us thought that the avocado would have been put to better use as just cubed avocado. Glad you liked it. We are trying to eat healthier and aren’t quite on board with kale and quinoa yet, but we’re trying. If you can only find curly kale or have some on hand, then use that! It will give you a little a little refresh in the middle of winter. Place leaves in a large bowl. The homemade version of your favourite Chicken Doner Kebab! I plan to remake this at least every other week! Thanks for sharing. gail. Just grab handfuls of kale in your hands and scrunch it up in your palms. I kept leaning over to my boyfriend and saying, “THIS IS SO GOOD” while we were eating. Baste again with pan juices and stand for 5 minutes. Paige Flamm Feel-good recipe. That’s great Kris. This recipe is AMAZING. The avocado sauce is so delicious and because of the lime it kept well for leftovers the next day. It made the BEST lunch. Scale up the recipe and place in a resealable container like one of these. I am obsessed with it and can eat it for lunch 4 days in a row easily. We made this last night for dinner. You can use any of them, but the thinner type with non-curly leaves works best. Absolutely delicious, and so pretty with the bright dressing, too! Thank you! But, if anyone is going to end up with lackluster homemade meals, let it be me. Glad you liked the salad. I wouldn’t recommend reheating the kale or avocado components. I’ve made it twice now. Can’t wait to make it again with the beans! I made this the other day with blood oranges and it was fabulous!!!! I love the guacamole sauce I put that on my veggie burger and yumm so good!!! Good luck! We ALL loved it – thank you for a great recipe idea! Amazing! Go you! Bring the mixture to a gentle boil, then cover the pot, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Yay! The salad has kale, quinoa, oranges, avocado, pistachios, fresh mint, and feta cheese. This is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes, I’ve been making it for a year now! I’m happy to hear that, Jennifer! You’re very welcome! Carving: Stand the skewers upright or on an angle, and slice meat fairly thinly. This kale is more tender and easier to eat compared to curly kale (the other kale you see everywhere). Yogurt would be interesting. This will always be a staple. A light vegan and gluten free kale and quinoa alfalfa salad with avocado. Thanks Kate :) Add chicken and mix to coat well. I absolutely LOVE the addition of orange in this! This past weekend, I felt I needed a kale energy vitamin boost and decided to add it to a vegan quinoa  alfalfa salad dish I had in the works. It’s a great way to find out what they love about your business, as well as what they think you can improve on. Bring 2 cups of water to boil in a medium saucepan. As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. I added 1/2 tsp chili powder to the sweet potatoes but otherwise cooked as directed and they were SO good that I literally dreamed about them last night after we had this salad for dinner!! Our kitchen is always open! I tried this salad last night and loved it. I'm probably making a big mess in my Kansas City kitchen right now. Fact #2: Raw kale can be really tough and hard to chew. Bake for [step_time sec="2100"]35 minutes[/step_time] or until the surface is golden with some charred bits (char is good!). I’m happy to hear that. I am seriously obsessed. I wasn’t sure how the dressing would go, but I know they go well with kale and sweet potato! You can also make the sweet potatoes and … And omitted the feta. You can adjust to taste here if you like. Studies have even shown that it may decrease some forms of cancer. We reminded each other that our evenings in Austin are dwindling. I real hit with all four members of the fa mi!y, so tasty and probably the nicest vegetarian meal I have ever had This was divine. I have been finding family dinners a bit challenging since my daughter,already a vegetarian has been diagnosed with gluten intolerance. Your email address will not be published. Thank you for sharing all of your great recipes. :). I’m sorry the timing was off. Thanks for bringing this to my attention — I’ll update the recipe ingredients. It’s also a beautiful salad for fall. Set it aside to cool. Place the mixture into a loaf pan and cook in the oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the top is a light golden brown. If you need / want more colour, switch to grill/broil for a few minutes on high - I don't do this. Made this last night and we LOVED it, even though I was out of black beans. I find that when I cook them on the stove, they never cook fully. Thank you for breaking down the sauteeing and simmering time for the potatoes. Less than 100 grams of kale actually packs in 190% of your daily recommended dosage of vitamin C and 290% of your daily recommended dosage of vitamin A. I mean how insane is that? I’m looking for a solution, and will update about it once I find one. Yes, please feel free to swap things out to your preferences. https://avocadopesto.com/kale-alfalfa-quinoa-salad-avocado-gluten-free-vegan This recipe is so good. I’m a terrible dancer but an excellent free-form wiggler. oil, avocado, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper, and 1 Tbsp. Many thank s. I’m so glad you liked it, Jenny! To prepare the kale: Transfer the kale to a large mixing bowl.