Mediterranean Kale & Quinoa Salad

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This is for all the hummus lovers out there!!!  If you’re wanting something savory with tons of jam-packed nutrients, this is the recipe for you.  My family absolutely loves this salad, especially my husband, he’s always bugging me to make it for him.  This one is great because you can store it in the freezer and use it on those busy days when dinner is the last thing on your list.

Mediterranean Kale & Quinoa Salad

It’s also a great dish to take to parties or potlucks, as a side salad or even a filling for lettuce wraps.  You can even get a bit creative and use this for stuffed bell peppers, yum!

This recipe is filling and oh-so delicious!  I absolutely LOVE this one and if you are a fan of hummus, then you will too.  Give it a try and share it with your family & friends!

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Mediterranean Kale & Quinoa Salad

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A delicious salad with a creamy hummus base. Nutrient dense and easy to make.

  • Author: Vanessa Cassani
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-free


  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 cup quinoa (dried)
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 bunch green onion
  • 5 lemons
  • 2 cups of your favorite Hummus
  • 1 Tbs Himalayan Sea Salt


  1. Rinse and cook your quinoa. Set aside and let cool.
  2. Place your kale into your food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
  3. Chop red bell peppers and green onion into small bite size pieces and add ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Add lemon juice, hummus, and salt & pepper.
  4. Mix ingredients together. Enjoy!


When mixing ingredients together, be careful to not over mix. You don’t want to smash your quinoa. This salad can be eaten cold or warm.


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 288
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 1499mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Protein: 12g

I hope you give this cranberry kale salad a try and if you do let us know what you think! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to take a picture and tag me on Instagram @LiveSimplyNatural! Stay tuned for more simple recipes :)




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I’m Vanessa

vegan Chef, Coach, Mama of two

A believer that the body is not an ornament but a vessel for our deepest healing. When we learn to listen we create more opportunities for our own wisdom to resurface and be heard. Here we strive to create resources to support this way simple way of living.


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