Superfood Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette

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Superfood Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette


This Superfood Salad is loaded with good for you ingredients like kale, blueberries, quinoa and hemp seeds and is topped off with a fresh and light Pomegranate Vinaigrette. It’s a great salad to enjoy on its own, (a small portion as an starter, or a large portion as a main) as a side or paired with some light protein to make it a more filling meal.


  • This recipe is so quick and easy to make and will leave you feeling light, bright and energized.

  • It's made with "Superfoods" - foods that are nutritiously dense with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and antioxidants.

  • It’s dressed with a homemade Pomegranate Vinaigrette (our favorite!) that is easy to make and stores well in the fridge to top off all your salads for the week.

  • It’s a very adaptable recipe - you can add any type of vegetable, grain, nut, seed, fruit or protein you like to it!



  • 2 cups curly kale, shredded (spinach also works)

  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded

  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped “half moon”

  • 1/2 cup carrots, peeled + chopped “matchstick”

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked

  • 1-2 handful(s) fresh blueberries

  • 1/3 cup gogi berries or pomegranate seeds

  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almond

  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds


Homemade dressings are the easiest way to elevate your salads - and this is one of our GCF favorites! Pomegranates are filled with antioxidants and good-for-you nutrients, so we use them in recipes whenever possible.

  • 1/4 cup EVOO

  • 1/4 cup raw cashews

  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

  • pinch of pepper

  • sprinkle of red pepper (to taste

  • 1/2 cup water (add more or less for consistency)

  • 1 teasopon acai powder (optional - Adds radiant color and superfood power!)


1.Mix all the salad ingredients together in a large bowl.

2. Add all the ingredients for the vinaigrette in a high speed blender. Add water if needed for consistency. Taste the dressing and adjust seasoning if needed.

3. Add dressing onto the salad, and toss everything together.