Rainbow salad with kale and orange red pepper dressing.

We had a rare day of glorious sunshine in England a few days ago, so I made this glorious rainbow salad to stuff into wraps and take on a nice long walk, but we ended up stuffing our faces and lounging about the house instead, but boy did we feel healthy whilst we did it! This is the kind of salad that makes your face feel like its glowing with health and gives you a real burst of energy, and if that’s not a good enough reason to make it, then make it ’cause it looks pretty!
rainbow kale salad vegan orange red pepper dressing

2-3 cups kale that has been torn into bite sized pieces and had the tough stems removed
pinch o’ salt
1 handful of rocket/arugula (optional, I just had some in the fridge)
1/8 of a red or purple cabbage, shredded
red onion, finely sliced
1 big carrot, peeled and grated
1 big parsnip, peeled and grated
1 small raw beetroot, peeled and grated

Dressing ingredients:
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp finely grated orange zest
the juice of one orange
2 tbsp lemon juice
red sweet pointed pepper, or sub 1 red bell pepper, cored and roughly chopped
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
a pinch red chili flakes (optional)

Place the torn up kale pieces into the bottom of a big salad bowl a massage with a pinch of salt until limp and a darker green colour that resembles cooked kale, now just build the salad on top of the kale. Plonk on the arugula and cabbage first then sprinkle the grated veggies on top like confetti. To make the dressing simply place all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse/blend until blended, toss through the salad and serve with humus and wraps!


Here’s a list of nominations I’ve received and the lovely people who have nominated me, these range from recent times and some I think go as far back as christmas time, its shameful! I am a terrible man and not much of a gent! so, finally, a big thank you to all these people! I am grateful for nominations and apologize for not thanking sooner and also apologies for not getting round to doing the ‘propper’ thank you blog post.

Liebster nominations received from:
Kaity’s cooking
gypsy roller’s veggie kitchen
Vegan bellyfull 

Super sweet blog award nominations received from:
the misfit baker
live blissful
intnitive approach

Versatile blogger nominations from:
live blissful
veggie reader

Pirate admiration nomination from:
live blissful

Healthy happy blogger award nomination from:
An Unrefined Vegan

Once again, thank you!

19 thoughts on “Rainbow salad with kale and orange red pepper dressing.

  1. The salad looks delish enough but I just crammed 4 more vegan blogs into my already cram packed RSS Feed Reader…I think I need an intervention 😦

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