• 4 cups chopped kale 
  • 1/2 red onion, diced 
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans 
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese crumbles 
  • 1 avocado, diced 
  • Grilled chicken 
  • 1/3 cup olive oil 
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • tablespoon honey 
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced 
  • 1 garlic clove, freshly grated 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 
  • Salt, to taste 
  • Pepper, to taste 



Prepare the dressing. Combine 1/3 cup olive oil, 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon honey, juice of 1/2 a lemon, grated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon parsley, 1/2 teaspoon rosemary, 1/4 teaspoon thyme, salt, and pepper. Whisk well. 

Add chopped kale to a large bowl and drizzle with dressing to the amount of your liking. Use your hands to massage the dressing into the kale. 

Top with diced red onion, goat cheese, pecans, diced grilled chicken, and avocado. Toss to combine. 

Serve immediately and enjoy! 

Prep Time: 30 minutes Makes 4 Servings 

Mary Alexander Satterfield is a Memphis-based recipe developer and content creator. She runs a food blog called @the_hungry_hooker, inspired by her maiden name Hooker. MA takes recipes you love and lightens them up with clean ingredients giving them a healthy twist. Learn more at and follow on Instagram @the_hungry_hooker.