Fall Kale Super Salad and Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe!

This Fall Kale Super Salad is the perfect combination of kale, apples, and dried cranberries. You can top it with the Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe to finish it off and make it delicious.

This salad and Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe are both super easy to make and taste great.

I struggle with getting enough salads in the Fall. I tend to go for thick hearty meals instead of salads. This kale super salad is a great balance and makes it a bit easier to get in my salad fix.

Fall Kale Super Salad

 

Salads can get boring but finding a new combination of salad dressing and tops can spice up a salad!! Be sure to check out all of our salad recipes for more great ideas!  … 

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Kale and Apple Potato Salad

Woohoo! Summer is almost here!

I am so ready for backyard barbecues, picnics, and spending time with friends and family outside.

This is also the season of potlucks! I thought it would be fun to share with everyone a new upgraded potato salad!

This potato salad includes this year’s trendy ingredient….Kale and scrumptious apples!

We have partnered with MIRACLE WHIP as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network to bring you this updated version of a potato salad! I hope you enjoy this Kale and Apple Potato Salad!

Kale and apple potato salad

 

Because food makes the party, MIRACLE WHIP helps me, and can help you, make dishes that you’re proud to serve.

With the unique, one-of-a-kind creamy blend of sweet and tangy MIRACLE WHIP, your taste buds will totally thank you…. 

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Super easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

This post brought to you by Pompeian. All opinions are 100% mine.

I love making this super easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe!

When I say easy I really mean super easy! Did you know that this month is National Vinegar Month and National Salad Month!

We are celebrating by sharing our super easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe today!

To see more great recipes using Pompeian Balsamic Vinegar check out the hashtag #DressingItUp!

 

Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe… 

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Reader Recipe – Strawberry Spinach Salad

Reader Chariti emailed me this super yummy Strawberry Spinach Salad recipe!

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients:

Salad
¼ cup sliced natural almonds
8 oz. (1 ½ cups) strawberries
½ med. Cucumber
¼ small red onion
2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tbsp Lemon Pepper Rub
¼ tsp Himalayan Sea Salt
1 package (6 ounces) baby spinach

Dressing
1 lemon
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp poppy seeds

Directions:

1. For dressing, zest LEMON using Microplane Adjustable Grater to measure ½ tsp.

2. Juice LEMON using Citrus Press to measure 2 tbsp juice. Combine ZEST, JUICE, VINEGAR, SUGAR, OIL
and POPPY SEEDS in Measure Mix n Pour. Whisk until well blended. Cover; refrigerate until ready to use.

3. Cut CHICKEN into bite-size chunks using 5” Santoku Knife. Combine CHICKEN, 1 tbsp. LEMON PEPPER
RUB & ¼ tsp SALT in 2 qt Stainless Steel Bowl. Arrange CHICKEN MIXTURE in Deep Covered Baker.

4. Cover Deep Covered Baker and microwave on HIGH 4 minutes; stir using Small Mix N Scraper to
separate chicken. Cover, microwave an additional 4-6 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

5. Spread ALMONDS in single layer in bottom of Small Bar Pan. Microwave 2-3 minutes or until lightly
toasted. Remove from oven; cool almonds in bar pan.

6. Hull STRAWBERRIES using Cook’s Corer; cut strawberries into quarters.

7. Score CUCUMBER lengthwise using Lemon Zester/Scorer. Cut in half and remove seeds using Corer.

8. CUCUMBER; cut slices in half.

9.Slice ONION into thin wedges with 5” Utility Knife.

10. Place SPINACH in Simple Additions Large Bowl; add chicken, strawberries, cucumber and onion.
Whisk dressing; pour over salad, gently toss to coat using Bamboo Salad Claws. Sprinkle with almonds.

Serve immediately.