What You Need:

  • 3/4 Cup white sugar
  • 1/2 Cup vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Bunch of kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
  • 1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed
  • 1/4 Red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 Cup shredded carrot
  • 2/3 Cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 Cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 Cup cashew pieces
  • 1/2 Cup shelled, roasted sunflower seeds



  1. Whisk sugar, vinegar salt pepper and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
  2. Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat.  Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours. Serve remaining dressing on side.