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Citrus Salad
Dr. John McDougall, MD

Soy-free, wheat-free, Oil-free

Enjoy this fresh, light, delicious salad any time of the year.

Servings: 4

1 bunch curly kale, leaves stripped from rib and finely chopped
2 oranges, peeled with membranes removed and separated into wedges
1 red grapefruit, peeled with membranes removed and separated into wedges
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced, or 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
cup fresh orange juice
Juice from 1 lime
1 tablespoon vinegar (apple cider, balsamic, or rice)
2 tablespoons agave nectar (or other liquid sweetener)
Zest from 1 orange, for garnish


  • Add the kale, oranges, grapefruit, onion, jalapeno pepper and pine nuts to a large bowl and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the orange juice, lime juice, vinegar and agave nectar.
  • Pour the mixture over the salad ingredients and toss gently to coat evenly.
  • Serve in individual bowls, garnished with orange zest.
  • Serving Suggestions and Variations:
  • Any type of kale works well for this salad, though curly is my favorite.


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