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Harvest Salmon Salad
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
37 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories per serving: 468 kcal
  • 1 lb Atlantic salmon, skin on (see notes below)
  • 10 cups chopped kale, stems removed (160 grams)
  • 1/3 cup 50% reduced sugar Craisins (53 grams)
  • 1/3 cup roasted, salted pumpkin seeds (40 grams)
  • 1/4 cup crystalized ginger, sliced (28 grams)
  • 3 tbsp slivered or chopped almonds (20 grams)
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil, divided (1/4 oz)
  • 1/2 tsp Oh My Spice! Lemon Pepper Seasoning
Honey Mustard Dressing
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard (1 1/2 oz)
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar (1 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey (1 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil (1 oz)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheets with aluminum foil.

  2. Arrange salmon, skin side down, on a lined baking sheet.  Season with 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper Seasoning. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until it flakes apart easily.  While still hot, remove salmon flesh from the skin.

  3. Add kale to a large bowl and pour olive oil into your hands.  Massage kale until it is dark green (it should take about 5 minutes for the whole bowl).

  4. Arrange salad by layering kale at the bottom of a serving bowl.  Top with slivered almonds, sliced ginger, and dried cranberries.  Place salmon on top, then pour dressing over the salad. Finish with roasted pumpkin seeds.

Recipe Notes
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  • When you’re buying salmon, there are a few things to consider. First, double check to make sure that it’s sustainable salmon. Next, figure out what you want in terms of flavor and nutrition. Wild caught salmon from the Pacific Northwest are usually less fatty, but are stronger in taste and less tender than Atlantic varieties. This site has a good breakdown of the fat content of the different types.
Nutrition Facts
Harvest Salmon Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 468 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 133mg6%
Potassium 311mg9%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 29g58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.