Hemp Seed and Kale Salad

Serves 2

10 Minute Prep Time

By Peggy Kotsolopous, RHN on May 7, 2014 , categorized in Dinner, Lunch

massaged kale salad

From Peggy K’s newest book Kitchen Cures, this Kale and Hempseed Salad has superfood goodness.


  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and halved
  • ½ avocado chopped into bite-size cubes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup hemp seeds
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tsp kelp granules
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (or more to taste)


  1. De-stem kale, tear into small pieces, and place in large bowl.

  2. Add avocado, salt, and lemon juice, and massage until wilted.

  3. Add hemp seeds and mix well. Top with chopped avocado and cherry tomatoes.

  4. Season lightly with kelp granules and cayenne.

Peggy Kotsolopous, RHN

Peggy Kotsopoulos is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. As a registered holistic nutritionist and health educator, her mission is to help people achieve long-term health and vitality with what you eat. With her frequent media appearances and lectures, she travels across North America inspiring others to live their most vibrant life.