Kale and Quinoa Salad a la Erin (Video)

Marc and I have been inspired by this video to eat more greens.  Thus this Kale salad.  Lucky for us it’s DELCIOUS!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLjgBLwH3Wc 

 

And here is the video instruction to accompany the recipe.

http://youtu.be/-KfV-LCByY4

 

Ingredients:

2 large bunches Kale

One cup raw Quinoa, prepared to package directions mixed with…The juice of one lemon, 1/4 cup olive oil, two cloves of garlic crushed

1/4 cup each slivered almonds, shelled pumpkin seeds, shelled raw sunflower seeds toasted in a medium hot pan until golden but not burned or blackened.

1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries.

1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

4 sliced crispy bacon, crumbled (optional, but oh so yummy)

Method

De stem the Kale, Chop into bite sized pieces, wash very well and spin dry.  Place Kale in a big big salad bowl

Mix in the still hot quinoa/lemon with the kale.  Mix well until incorporated and Kale is slightly wilted.

Mix in the raisins/cranberries and feta cheese

Top with toasted seeds and crumbled bacon.  Serve!

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