Hearty Warm Salad

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You should be eating salad. You shouldn’t be eating boring salad! A simple way to add some pizzaz to your greens is to add a warm element. This works better when you use a hearty green (like Kale or Swiss Chard), because they hold up better against the heat. Try this tasty recipe for a hearty salad!

What You’ll Need:
Tuscan Kale
Pine Nuts
Olive Oil
Maple syrup
Balsamic Vinegar
Salt and Pepper

Remove stems, and chop Kale into small strips. Place Kale in bowl and massage with one tablespoon of olive oil. Squeeze one quarter of a lemon on top.
Heat a small cast-iron over medium heat. Place approximately one fourth of a cup of pine nuts in pan; toast until golden brown. Remove from pan and add to Kale.
Chop carrots into thirds, with a diagonal cut.
Heat one tablespoon olive oil in cast iron, add carrots, Salt + Pepper, and a tablespoon of maple syrup. Cook until tender. Remove from pan and add to salad.
Add a handful of raisins, then drizzle balsamic vinegar on top. Toss, and serve!