Berry Avocado Quinoa and Kale Salad with Honey-Lime Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

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Becky Published: February 10, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Berry Avocado Quinoa and Kale Salad with Honey-Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

Packed with superfoods like quinoa and berries, this kale salad is a bright and fresh dish that’s made even tastier with a sweet & sour poppy seed dressing.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Dressing:

  • ¼cupolive oil
  • ¼cupcanola oil
  • 1tsplime zest
  • tbspfresh lime juice
  • tbsphoney
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 2tsppoppy seeds

For Salad:

  • 2cupsquinoa,cooked
  • 1cupalmonds,sliced, toasted
  • 9ozbaby kale,or baby spinach
  • cupsfresh blueberries
  • cupsfresh raspberries
  • 2mediumavocados,peeled, cored and diced
  • 5ozfeta cheese,crumbled


  1. In a blender or mason jar combine all dressing ingredients except poppy seeds. Blend until well combined (or cover and shake if using a mason jar). Pour into a container and stir in poppy seeds. Store in refrigerator.

  2. For the salad, toss all ingredients together in a large salad bowl.

  3. Pour dressing over top and toss. Serve immediately after adding dressing.


  • Calories: 768.27kcal
  • Fat: 49.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 28.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.26g
  • Fiber: 16.16g
  • Sugar: 15.84g
  • Protein: 20.47g
  • Cholesterol: 21.03mg
  • Sodium: 348.30mg
  • Calcium: 305.27mg
  • Potassium: 1140.73mg
  • Iron: 5.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 249.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 72.56mg
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