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Vegan Kale Caesar Salad

Upgrade your side salad game with this super healthy whole foods plant based vegan kale caesar salad! This salad can be enjoyed as a side, or even a healthy low calorie lunch option! This vegan salad recipe is oil-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and free of any processed ingredients!
vegan kale caesar salad

I got a vegan kale caesar salad recipe you that guys are going to love today! I know there are hundreds, if not thousands of vegan caesar salad recipes out there, but when I got the idea for this vegan kale caesar salad recipe I knew it would set itself apart from the others. This salad recipe is the ultimate healthy vegan salad recipe. I used the “cleanest” ingredients to make this recipe. It’s no secret I love kale. If you’re a fellow kale salad lover check out some of my other kale salad recipes

How to make creamy oil-free vegan caesar dressing:

Like I said in the last paragraph, there are plenty of vegan caesar salad recipes out there. However many of these recipes are loaded with highly processed oils and other unhealthy ingredients. This vegan kale caesar salad is different than others online, because it uses whole foods plant based ingredients. What are those ingredients exactly? The main ingredient in this recipe is pine nut butter. I have recently discovered pine nut butter from Wilderness Poets. Wilderness Poets is an Oregon based company that creates small batch and organic nuts, seeds, nut butters, and superfood mixes. I love buying my bulk goods from them and supporting their business. If you’re interested in purchasing products from Wilderness Poets, my code “VEGAN10” for $10 off your purchase (aka a free jar of nut butter!)

Can I meal prep this Kale Caesar Salad:

Yes! I especially love kale because it is so good for meal prepping! Kale stores better and longer than other greens so it makes for the perfect healthy vegan meal prep. This vegan kale caesar salad recipe can be store in your fridge for up to a week! The crispy chickpeas in this recipe also keep well and hold their crunch in the fridge!

Ingredients for this Kale Caesar Salad Recipe:

  • Kale
  • Chickpeas
  • Onion powder
  • Pine Nut Butter – “Vegan10” for $10 off!
  • Stone ground mustard
  • Coconut aminos
  • Garlic powder
vegan kale caesar salad

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad

Upgrade your side salad game with this super healthy whole foods plant based vegan kale caesar salad! This salad can be enjoyed as a side, or even a healthy low calorie lunch option! This vegan salad recipe is oil-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and free of any processed ingredients!
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 15.4oz can chickpeas
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp stone ground mustard
  • 1 tsp coconut aminos
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp pine nut butter
  • 1-2 tbsp water

Instructions
 

  • Begin by washing your kale (PLEASE). Strain and rinse the chickpeas and coat with onion powder. Place in the air fryer (or oven) for 10-15 minutes.
  • Make the dressing by simply combining all ingredients together.
  • Massage the kale with the dressing. Once the chickpeas are done, add to the salad. Top with black pepper and enjoy!
Keyword Budget friendly, Easy, kale, Meal Prep, simple
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One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    This kale salad is so good, I make it ALL the time now!

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