kale massaged
Kale salad is versatile. The wilting is actually desirable because it softens the kale leaves making them more digestible. This version is from my friend Anne Lancellotti, a doctor of physical therapy. She literally massages olive oil and garlic into the kale.

Wash a large bunch of leafy green kale to remove grit. Tear leaves off of thick stem and break them into bite-sized pieces. Dry. Then drizzle with a few tablespoons of olive oil and with both hands knead the oil into the kale. Crush several cloves of garlic and work them in with your hands also. You want the oil to distribute evenly over the kale leaves. Juice a lemon. Add and mix. I like a combination of citrus juices and a bit of cider vinegar. At this point I add some salt and pepper. Anne adds dried cranberries, I add an organic trail mix that contains, dried…

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