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Dino Kale Strawberry Salad

Hello, Strawberries! Several vendors at CCFM have strawberries, Faust Farms, Johndales, and Isabels Tamales and Produce. To celebrate their arrival, here's a simple, gut-friendly Dino Kale Strawberry Salad recipe from Plant Based on a Budget. If you're a CCFM shopper, you know that cooler weather means an abundance of produce is available in the market, which means you can find all the ingredients for this recipe there! Keep this recipe in mind for your next market trip!



  • 8 stalks of kale de-stemmed and chopped
  • 1 cup of sliced strawberries
  • ¼ tsp of balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of soy sauce
  • ¼ cup of almond slivers
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of oregano
  • 1 pinch of sage
  • 1 pinch of thyme


Chop and massage the kale, and add it to a big bowl with the almonds and strawberries.

In a smaller bowl, whisk the rest of the ingredients, add to the salad, and toss.


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Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.