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Citrus Herb Dressing Recipe

Quinoa & Kale Salad with Citrus Dressing

Protein rich quinoa, tender kale, creamy avocado and crunchy almonds finished with a flavourful citrus dressing.
Course Dinner, lunch, Salad
Keyword Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Low FODMAP, No Added Sugar, Preservative Free, Refined Sugar Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6


Quinoa, Kale, Avocado & Almond Salad

  • 1/2 bunch kale
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (or flaked)
  • 1 orange cut into segments

Citrus Dressing

  • 1 orange cut into segments
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 2 Spring Onion chopped into pieces
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Pinch sea salt


  • First prepare the dressing by adding all dressing ingredients into the your blender. Blitz to combine. Set aside.
  • Remove the leaves from the kale stems and finely chop. Add kale leaves to your large serving bowl.
  • Pour over the half of the citrus dressing and massage into the kale leaves for a few minutes to tenderise the leaves.
  • Add cooked and cooled quinoa, avocado and almonds to kale and gently toss to combine.
  • Top with orange segments and drizzle over additional dressing to liking.


You can swap almonds for any of your favourite nuts such as walnuts, toasted macadamias, dry roast almonds or for a nut free option use toasted pepitas or sunflower seeds.