As it gets cold we start craving hearty dishes.  Now, these can be healthy, but we often find ourselves grabbing for comfort food.  This salad gives you a hearty, warming feeling while still being extremely  healthy.  Like vegan, gluten free, extra clean ingredients healthy.

The superstars of this dish: Pomegranate and hemp seeds give this dish (and any other salad) the perfect crunchy, sweet yet nutty flavor. 

Health Heroes: Think deep colors when choosing produce because of their antioxidants.  All of the fruits and vegetables in this salad are packed with anti-inflammatory, anti-carniogeneic properties.  Also, hemp seeds-they are filled with heart healthy fats.  



Warm Kale & Brussel Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
Serves 4
This sweet, crunchy and nutty salad is full of antioxidants and still so warm and comfy.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
258 calories
26 g
0 g
16 g
5 g
2 g
167 g
149 g
11 g
0 g
13 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258
Calories from Fat 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 149mg
Total Carbohydrates 26g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 11g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 1 pound of brussels spouts, halved
  2. 1/2 pound of mini purple potatoes, sliced thinly
  3. 1 bunch of kale, chopped
  4. 3 tbsp olive oil
  5. 3 tbsp dijon mustard
  6. 1 whole pomegranate
  7. 1/4 cup raw hemp seeds, (purchase shelled)
  8. 2 tbsp champagne vinegar
  1. In a small bowl toss halved brussels with 1 tbsp mustard and 1 tbsp olive oil- place on a baking rack and bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.
  2. Add sliced potatoes to the brussels mixture after ten minutes so they can briefly cook for five minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, add chopped kale.
  4. Toss in cooked brussels and potatoes
  5. In a small mixing bowl, whisk with a fork: champagne vinegar, olive oil and remaining mustard. Toss into salad and mix well.
  6. Top salad with pomegranate seeds and hemp seeds.
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12 Thoughts on “Warm Kale & Brussels Salad

  1. Wow, this salad is so pretty! Definitely going to make this during the fall!

  2. This sounds yummy and looks so pretty! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Looks amazing! I should try it out!

  4. Sounds like I am going to need to go find some hemp seeds and pomegranate to make this great salad.

  5. This looks absolutely amazing. I love brussels and kale chips are some of my faves.

  6. This looks delicious and right up my ally. All of my favorite foods. Hope you don’t mind if I share in my “List of Loves” this week on

  7. What a beautiful and tasty looking salad! Pinning this one for sure!

  8. You had me when you said it was served warm. That sounds so perfectly wonderful right about now.

  9. I had no idea kale could be served warm. I love all the healthiness of this dish! It’s perfect for as the weather gets cooler!

  10. This salad looks so pretty and has to be delicious. Yummy.

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