It’s a new year and everyone everywhere is already struggling to keep new year’s resolutions. People will promise themselves to spend less money, be more positive, be more active … but the most popular resolution? To eat better and lose weight.

For a little  incentive, Travaasa Austin Chef, Martha Pincoffs, has put together a recipe for a delicious Raw Kale Salad that will surly help in keeping all your resolutions this year … or at least one of them.


What you need: 

1 bunch dyno kale

3 T toasted sesame seeds

1 T hot sesame oil

juice from one lemon

dash cayenne

tamari to taste



Rinse kale and chop into bite sized pieces. Toast sesame seeds in dry pan over medium heat. Combine ingredients in a container with a lid and shake it! This salad gets better as it sits in the fridge and the flavors meld!