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Quinoa and Bulgar Salad with Kale Pesto

I have to say this is the best salad I have ever had and I’m not just saying that because I made it. Kale is the best thing that has ever been grown, especially purple kale. Here is what you’ll need:


Here is what you’ll need:


  • 1 c quinoa and bulgar mix
  • 2 tbsp. Sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 c and 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 c dried cranberries
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 4 c of kale leaves, torn into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Himalayan sea salt


Cook quinoa as usual. Sauté onions, sunflower seeds and dried cranberries in the 2 tbsp of olive oil.

In a food processor, take 2/3 of the kale and the lemon juice and pulse until chopped. Slowly pour in the 1/2 c of olive oil.

Get a large bowl and pour in quinoa, onion mix and kale pesto. Mix well, adding sea salt to taste. Presto! (Or pesto should I say!)

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