Kale & Blackbean Salad

By December 1, 2016Uncategorized

With Summer upon us let’s dig into more green leafy salads. Here is the recipe for this nutrient packed rubbed kale and blackbean salad. Enjoy



  • 1 Cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 2 tins of Black Beans
  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 tbsp pesto
  • 1 avocado
  • 80g toasted sunflower seeds or pepitas
  • Handful of cranberries
  • 1tbsp macadamia/coconut oil
  • Jalapeño sauce
  • Lime Juice


  1. Pull leaves off kale stem and place into a large bowl
  2. Rub leaves with macadamia oil or coconut oil with tips of fingers until leaves darken (should take 3 mins max).
  3. Mix pesto, black beans, quinoa and seeds into a separate bowl
  4. Mix pesto mix in with kale leaves.
  5. Top with diced avocado & cranberries.
  6. Season with as much Jalapeño sauce & lime juice as you like.
  7. Serve immediately, or can be kept for up to 3 days.