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King Kong Strong Superfood Salad

Bam! Pow! Get King Kong strong! This salad is a knockout of nutrition. On a side note, most people think you can eat edamame beans raw, but they need to be cooked in order to release all the nutrients, and to help them digest easier.
Servings 4 servings
Prep Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

EDAMAME

  • 1 cup organic edamame beans shelled
  • 3 cups Water

SALAD

  • 3 cups curly kale stems removed and chopped
  • 1 cup purple cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrots match-stick size julienne
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced in half rings
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup cashew pieces roasted and salted
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds roasted and salted
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries

DRESSING

  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tsp Lunds & Byerlys maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp Lunds & Byerlys sea salt
  • 3 tbsp California Olive Ranch Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. To prepare edamame beans, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Drop in frozen edamame beans and quickly blanch for 1-2 minutes. Immediately immerse in cold ice water. Drain.
  2. To make dressing, whisk together vinegar, maple syrup and salt in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil to emulsify.
  3. Right before serving, in large bowl combine all ingredients. Toss to coat.