Brunch Kale Salad (Paleo, Whole30)
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Paleo + Whole30 Brunch Kale Salad Recipe – baby kale tossed in an herby green dressing topped with bacon, asparagus, avocado and a poached egg. Gluten free, grain free, dairy free, sugar free, clean eating.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner! This paleo + whole30 Brunch Kale Salad is just the recipe you need to serve to all the lovely mother’s in your life at your Mother’s Day Brunch.
It’s baby kale tossed in my new favorite paleo + whole30 herby green dressing then topped with crispy bacon, blanched asparagus, creamy avocado and a perfectly poached egg. Everything you love about breakfast, but in salad form!
It kind of reminds me of a spring-y, dairy free cobb salad, but even better because I love a runny egg yolk way more than a hard boiled egg yolk. After having this brunch salad, I’m only going to be adding poached eggs instead of hard boiled eggs to my salads.
I’m throwing a Mother’s Day Brunch for my mom, sister and I. I’m timing the brunch close to my 2 year olds nap time (so it’s not too much work for daddy, haha!). We’re not starting the brunch until 11:00. A little too late in the day for pancakes or waffles, and still a little too early for a full blown lunch.
This brunch kale salad will be perfect! Best of both worlds.
I love that I can prep all the ingredients earlier in the day so it’s all ready to go for the brunch without me having to spend a ton time in the kitchen. Nothing worse than throwing a brunch and having to spend the whole time cooking.
Earlier that morning I’ll make the dressing, cook the bacon, blanch the asparagus, and poach the eggs. Then, right before serving I just need to toss the baby kale in the dressing, warm the poached eggs in warm water for 1 minute, and slice the avocado. It will take me less than 5 minutes.
To drink I’ll of course be serving Simply Juices. Mother’s Day is filled with so much love and happiness, and I want my Mother’s Day Brunch to be perfect so I’ll be serving only the best. My favorite orange juice is Simply Pulp Free Orange Juice. I love that it is always available at my Whole Foods, which is my favorite store to source fresh, organic ingredients to use in my cooking. And I can get all the ingredients I need for my brunch kale salad at Whole Foods too!
Simply Juices use never-from-concentrate juices in all of their beverages, never adding any preservatives, colors, sweeteners, artificial flavors or concentrates, and is never frozen. Simply Juices and Juice Drinks never forgets that Nature is the most important part of their story, which is why their juice tastes so refreshing and delicious. They work closely with their growers to ensure that their juices always taste naturally delicious, the way Nature intended. Simply Juices only sources fruit that meets their high standards from all around the world, picked at the peak of ripeness, a majority still picked by hand, to make their excellent juices and drinks.
I’ll be serving both Simply Pulp Free Orange Juice and Simply Peach. Both pair perfectly with my brunch kale salad, and are available at Whole Foods. From 5/2/18 – 5/15/18 you can save $0.50 on Simply Orange Juice at Whole Foods. Find a Whole Foods near you by visiting this link.
Not only is this the paleo + whole30 brunch kale salad beautiful, easy to prep and put together, but it’s so healthy! Paleo, whole30, low carb, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, sugar free, clean eating. You’re getting tons of vitamins and minerals from the baby kale and asparagus, protein from the poached egg and bacon, and healthy fats from the avocado.
We’ll be feeling fabulous after brunch as we head out for our spa pedicures.Print
6 cups baby kale
4 pieces of thick cut bacon, cooked and cut into 1/2” pieces
8-ounces of asparagus, tough ends removed, cut into 1” pieces and blanched
4 eggs, poached
2 avocados, peeled and sliced
salt + pepper
In a large mixing bowl, toss the baby kale with desired amount of dressing. Divide the tossed baby kale into 4 portions. Top each salad with the cooked bacon, blanched asparagus, 1 poached egg, and the slices from half of an avocado. Season the avocado and poached egg with a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy!
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