Massaged Kale Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette

Made with simple ingredients and ready in minutes, this Massaged Kale Salad with Blueberries, feta and avocado is full of flavor and nutrients for an easy blueberry salad you’ll love! Add the blueberry dressing and serve with your favorite bbq'd meat. Salmon would be amazing with the salad : )

Salad Ingredients

2 bunches kale (Red, Tuscan, or Curly), rinsed
1+ Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Pinch of sea salt
2+ teaspoons lemon juice
1 cup blueberries
1 apple cored
1 avocado pitted and sliced
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup pine nuts or roasted sunflower seeds
3/4 cup chopped spring veggies (zucchini, asparagus, broccoli, or celery, etc.)
Splash of balsamic vinegar
Crushed black pepper to taste
Optional garnish: 1 fresh mint sprig + sliced lemon


  • Strip the washed kale leaves from the stems, and chop them into small pieces.
  • Place the chopped leaves into a large bowl with 1 Tablespoon of olive oil, sea salt, and lemon juice. Using two hands, massage the kale until it is soft and tender. About 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl, and toss.
  • Garnish with mint and lemon, if desired.
  • Storage – Once prepared, this recipe will stay fresh in the fridge, covered, for up to 3 days.

Blueberry Vinaigrette

1/2 cup blueberries fresh
3 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoon water
1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/4 teaspoon pepper or to taste

Blend all ingredients together in the blender. Ready to serve, drizzle over salad


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

* Adapted from Author: Lindsay Cotter