Superfood Salad

by Myriam Khouzam, R.H.N.

Salads have so much to offer. They are easy to prepare and, when paired with the right dressing, provide a variety of textures and flavours that are sure to please any palate. With summer in full swing, this hearty and nutritious Superfood Salad is at the top of go-to self-care meals.

This vibrant salad is made with the most delicious collection of simple ingredients and will satiate your body and your soul. So feed yourself a bowl full of nourishment!

Ready in just 15 minutes, it’s easy to make it a regular part of your summer meals.




  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1.5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 2.5 cups kale, thinly sliced and massaged
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 2 cups broccoli, chopped
  • 1.5 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients (except salt and pepper) in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed. Shake again to combine.
  2. Add all salad ingredients to a large bowl, then pour desired amount of dressing over the salad and toss until everything is well coated.