Serving plenty of green light foods is a good way to stay on track with your health goals, especially during the holidays.

Serves 4-6

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale, rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 1-2 romaine hearts, rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • ¼ cup low fat store bought caesar dressing
  • Almond parmesan (recipe below)
  • Garlic croutons (recipe below)

Salad Directions

  1. Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with caesar dressing. Top with almond parmesan and bread crumbs. 

Almond Parmesan 

  • ½ cup blanched almonds
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  1. Put all in a food processor and pulse until a fine meal forms.

Whole Wheat Croutons

  • 1 whole wheat baguette
  • Nonfat cooking oil
  • 1-2 large cloves of garlic, peeled
  1. Slice whole wheat baguette into ¼” diagonal slices. Spray with nonfat cooking oil. Heat a grill pan over medium. Toast sliced bread until golden and grill marks form. Immediately rub with garlic. Once cooled, slice into rough cubes.