serves 4-6


  • 4 cups very finely chopped or slivered curly kale or Russian kale (about 6 ounces on the stem, or half of a 3/4-pound bunch, stemmed and washed in two rinses of water)
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 bunch radishes
  • 1 apple, sweet, like a Fuji, or a sweet-tart, like a Gala, Braeburn or Pink Lady, cored and cut in 1/4-inch dice
  • ¼ c sunflower seeds
  • ¼ c feta or goat cheese


  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 very small garlic clove, puréed
  • ¼ tsp ginger, pureed
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  1. Combine the kale, apple, carrot, radish, and any other additions in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together the lemon juice, salt, garlic, ginger, and olive oil.
  3. Add to the salad, and toss well. Sprinkle any cheese on top of the salad. Add sunflower seeds.

Note- You can easily substitute these ingredients for similar ingredients available.