Kale, Apple & Sunflower Seed Salad
2 bunches of kale - lachinato or curly, sliced thinly “chiffonade”
Juice of ½ lemon
Massage the lemon into the cut up kale to soften for about 3 minutes.
¼ head of radicchio
1 flavorful apple- Fuji, Honeycrisp or other, diced
3 T currants
1/2 cup sunflower seeds and/or pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1-2 Tbsp honey
3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar (or your favorite vinegar)
1/2 cup organic olive oil
sea salt and pepper
opt: dulse or nori sprinkles
In a smaller bowl, combine mustard, honey, vinegar and sea salt. While whisking mixture vigorously, add the organic olive oil slowly in a thin stream. Mix some dressing with kale and taste for salt and pepper. Top with diced apple, sunflower seeds, currants and add some thyroid boosting minerals such as dulse sprinkles.
Options: add toasted chopped walnuts, almonds or hazelnuts, raisins, pear.