Admittedly, the appeal of this barely-dressed salad stems from my emotional attachment to that childhood lunch. We didn't have apples or oranges to jazz it up, but my mother's poppyseed dressing, sweetened with local honey, was enough.
Prep Time 2minutes
Total Time 2minutes
1bunchkalewashed and dried
1/4cupMaple-Poppyseed Dressingrecipe below
Add-ins of choice: See notes below
Tear kale into a large bowl, using only the frilly green parts and discarding the tough stalks.
Toss kale with vinaigrette and any add-ins you wish. Taste for final seasoning. Add salt and pepper as desired. Serve.
Feel free to add your own garnishes: chopped apple, toasted almonds, dried cranberries, red onion slivers, orange slices, etc.