One of my favorite deli treats at our local Whole Foods is the massaged kale avocado salad. Unfortunately, they don’t offer this often and most of the time when they put it out on display it stays there until it’s brown and mushy. Ew.
Finally, I got fed up with paying $10 for a massaged kale salad that happens only once every few months. It became obviously absurd to me that I would even pay money like that for something I could make so easily at home. And then this salad was born.
I like to make guacamole in batches and then use it in various meals. I love avocados and I love guacamole and so it’s usually a key ingredient in at least one meal a day. In this particular meal it is the shining ingredient, though you could simply use mashed avocado, instead, if you’d like.
I like to call this my Kale Picnic Salad because it reminds me so much of a potato salad you might take to a picnic. I really think it’s the crunch-factor that takes me there. Either way, this salad is perfect for sunny days and fresh air. I often bring this to picnics or BBQs for this exact reason!