Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples - The Nutritionist Reviews

Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples

Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples features fresh kale, pomegranates, apples and cheddar cheese with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette for the perfect hearty salad!
Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples features fresh kale, pomegranates, apples and cheddar cheese with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette for the perfect hearty salad! www.nutritionistreviews.com
This year, I'm finally admitting it to myself: I am not the hugest pumpkin spice fan. I used to be obsessed but now, it doesn't excite me like it used to. Instead, I'm am loving lots of other fall foods and drinks such as doughnuts and cider, fall salads, homemade chili and more. It it really fun to make all things fall and enjoy each season that comes along.

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Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples features fresh kale, pomegranates, apples and cheddar cheese with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette for the perfect hearty salad! www.nutritionistreviews.com
One day, I was sitting at my computer trying to think of a fun fall recipe to make and this salad came to me. I had just bought a bag of small pomegranates, had a bunch of apple cider in my fridge and a million fresh orchard apples that we had recently picked, a huge bag of kale and a block of cheddar cheese. This salad came to me and I knew that it would be perfect for fall.

It is super easy to make and can be made the day before because kale is very hearty and will not wilt. Don't skip the massaging step because it helps to soften the kale making it easier to eat. You can feel free to add your favorite protein as well such as baked or grilled chicken to make it a complete meal.
Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples features fresh kale, pomegranates, apples and cheddar cheese with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette for the perfect hearty salad! www.nutritionistreviews.com

Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples

Servings: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients: 

8 cups kale, chopped
1 cup pomegranate arils
1/3 cup cheddar cheese, chopped
1 large honeycrisp apple, sliced

Apple Cider Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, massage kale with your hands for about 2 minutes until kale is softened.
2. Add the rest of the ingredients into the bowl for the salad and mix well.
3. Whisk all ingredients together for vinaigrette and pour over salad.
Enjoy!


For this recipe, I used Rubbermaid FreshWorks Containers to help keep my produce fresh through the week before I was ready to use it. I go grocery shopping about once a week and sometimes, produce goes bad before I am able to use it. I hate wasting food so I try to stop food waste as much as possible. When I get home, I transfer certain foods to these containers: for this recipe, I kept the kale in one of these and the pomegranate arils in another.


They help to keep produce fresh up to 80% longer*. They use Rubbermaid FreshVentTM technology to keep produce lasting longer than regular produce packaging. The lid helps to regulate oxygen and CO2 in and out of the container to keep produce fresh. It also has a CrispTrayTM at the bottom which helps keep moisture away and reduce food spoilage. I found these to work really well to help keep my produce fresh. A couple of days later, it was still in perfect condition. I especially look forward to trying it with strawberries.


The Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Savers come in a few sizes: large square, long rectangle, small rectangle, small, medium and large which can fit up to 17.3 cups! Some of the produce that benefits from these containers are tomatoes, asparagus, zucchini, green beans, berries, strawberries and leafy greens. They are microwave and dishwasher safe and are BPA-free.

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Like this recipe? Check out other similar apple recipes:
Fall Cobb Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Protein Apple Crisp

*Based on strawberries in FreshWorks™ containers vs. store packaging. Results may vary depending upon produce and use.

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9 comments:

  1. I like to cut up fresh canteloupes and watermelons and keep ready for myself snacks.

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  2. These containers would be great for storing salads or fresh berries, cleaned and ready to eat chard from my garden.

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  3. I think romaine lettuce would work good in these containers, and also asparagus from our garden!

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  4. To take salads to work for break

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  5. I keep chopped carrots and celery in the fridge for salads.

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  6. I wqould put my berries in them

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  7. I would store my salad fixings, berries and fresh pineapple in them.

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  8. I would store my fruit and veggies

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