Like just about everyone I know, I’m trying to lose a few pounds after the holidays…

So, at least 3 nights a week this month, my dinner is going to be a Super Salad: Super Delicious and Super Nutritious. I hope you’ll join me in trying this and let me know if it helps you get in shape! I’m going to give you my favorite recipes.

I like lots of raw vegetables that are so good for you in salads, and I’m loving these new packaged “kale salads” at the grocery. Kale is one of the most nutrition dense foods available,  loaded with antioxidants, a great source of vitamin C, contains cancer fighting substances and can help lower cholesterol. How much healthier can you get? And these make it easy to include kale in any salad.

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Tonight for dinner I’m having  Kale & Chicken Salad.

Here are my ingredients:

(1 large serving)

1/2 bag sweet kale salad (use the dried cranberries if you like but save the dressing for another time)

2 cups baby arugula,

2 cups chopped romaine

1/2 cup chopped celery

1/3 cup chopped red onion (more if you like)

1/3 cup diced raw carrots

1/3 cup diced radishes

1 grilled chicken breast, diced

To dress my salad I sprinkle with sea salt and lemon juice (I go through a lot of ReaLemon in real life!); toss and let sit for 5 minutes so the lemon is absorbed, and then drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and toss again.

I usually sprinkle with some fresh chopped jalapeno.

That’s my Super Salad, super healthy and super good!

*If you want more information kale here’s a great article: 10 Proven Benefits of Kale

Happy 2015,

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