Massaged Kale Salad with Edamame Recipe

Boost your magnesium intake with this massaged kale, edamame, and avocado salad topped with a creamy cilantro and pepita dressing.

| November/December 2019

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Feel free to adapt this recipe by adding a variety of nuts, such as almonds, cashews, or walnuts, any of which will increase your magnesium intake. This salad contains about 40 percent of the RDA for magnesium.

Yield: 1 serving.



  1. Add dressing to kale, working it into the leaves. Let sit for about 5 to 10 minutes while preparing pepper and avocado.
  2. Toss the massaged kale with peppers and edamame. Gently fold in the avocado, and enjoy!

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Aimee Gallo is a functional nutritionist and certified personal trainer. She’s had a passion for nutrition for over 20 years. Aimee works with clients all over the country. Visit her website at Vibrance Nutrition

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