It's a busy week around here, but never too busy for a healthy meal! I made this salad the other night, and packed it "to-go" for work the next day.
I recently picked up a package of smoked salmon from Trader Joe's, but hadn't come up with a way to use it yet. I tested it out on some Mary's Gone Crackers, and loved it. So, I decided to come up with a quick salad using the smoked salmon as my protein.
This salad looks fancy & tastes delicious, but is SO quick & easy to toss together! Plus, it's good for you. :)
I love using simple ingredients that pair well together, & letting their fresh flavors shine through. No need for thick dressings or extra "stuff".
The salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are good fats that help maintain brain function & prevent depression. (So cool!) The kale makes a great nutrient-dense bed for the salad, and the avocado supplies a good amount of fiber.
Hope you enjoy this simple recipe, & give the smoked salmon a try! It has an amazing light smokey flavor & is nice to have in the fridge for a quick protein option. Enjoy! :)
- 1 1/2 cups baby kale
- 2 oz wild smoked salmon, thinly sliced
- 1/4 avocado, sliced
- 2 tsp avocado oil
- fresh lemon
- salt & pepper
- Top the kale with salmon & avocado.
- Drizzle with avocado oil & a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
- Add salt & pepper to taste.