Juniper and Ivy - Winter Kale & Apple Salad



  • 1 bunch lacinato kale, shaved thin

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and rough chopped

  • 3-4 baby carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds

  • 1-2 oz aged cheddar cheese, diced or shredded

  • 1/4 cup pecans, toasted and chopped

  • 1/4 green onions, chopped (or any herbs you have on hand)


  • 1 Tbsp apple cider or red wine vinegar

  • 1.5 tsp whole grain OR 1 tsp dijon mustard

  • 1-2 tsp honey (depending on how sweet you like it!)

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until combined.

  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine.

Serve with Juniper and Ivy’s Pork Belly Shepherd’s Pie.