This salad is so simple,yet so colorful and festive it’s a go-to whenever I host a gathering, and it is PACKED with nutrients and fiber. The balsamic reduction infuses it with a tangy and sweet flavor.

Balsamic Kale Salad
Balsamic Kale Salad
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Category: Dinner

  • 1 bunch of kale
  • 1 red onion
  • 6-8 strawberries
  • 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup quality balsamic vinegar

  • Steam a large bunch of kale for five minutes and arrange on a large plate.
  • Peel and slice a red onion and sauté in olive oil until browned.
  • Arrange onion in a circle around the kale.
  • Slice strawberries and oranges and arrange on top of the kale.
    Dress with balsamic reduction:
  • Cook 1/2 a cup of good quality balsamic vinegar until it reduces by half.
  • Drizzle on salad.

Author: Rachel Kieffer is a certified nutrition and health coach* living in New York with her family. She has worked with thousands of clients to transform their health and lives through her private consultation programs, workshops, women’s groups and writing. “I believe that every woman has a birth right to be deeply in love with herself and create a magnificent life that she loves. And that includes a joyous relationship with food, radiant health, and being completely pleased with how she looks.” Please visit to learn more about Rachel’s services. *Certified by the Institute For Integrative Nutrition and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP)

Yield: 2
Calories per serving: 176.18 kcal
Fat per serving: 1.22 g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.13 g
Carbs per serving: 36.8 g
Protein per serving: 6.23 g
Fiber per serving: 7.19 g
Sugar per serving: 22.88 g
Sodium per serving: 55.82 mg
Nutrition label for Balsamic Kale Salad


August 2016

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This recipe appeared in the August 2016 issue of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine on page 47; recipe and photograph by Rachel Kieffer.  Read the August issue.

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