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Simple Chopped Kale + Quinoa Salad


  • 1 1/2 c uncooked quinoa
  • 2-3 c chopped kale
  • 1/4 c toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 c pomegranate arils
  • 2 T olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/8- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook quinoa according to package.
  • Once done, add in kale and allow to wilt as you stir in.
  • Add lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, crushed pepper, and salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  • Add in pine nuts and pomegranates and toss.
  • Serve as is or add in your favorite protein or serve on the side of your favorite dinner!


I like to chill this for 10-15 minutes before serving.