03/08/2015 06:59 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.

1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing


Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy Caesar. GET THE RECIPE

2. Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing


This colorful slaw combines earthy kale, crunchy veggies and toasted almonds in a creamy ginger-peanut dressing. Healthy never tasted so good. GET THE RECIPE

3. Baby Kale Salad with Roasted Chickpeas


Crispy roasted chickpeas are the star of this baby kale salad. Serve it for lunch all on its own, or as a side to a simple rotisserie chicken for dinner. GET THE RECIPE

4. Kale, Apple & Pancetta Salad


Sweet, salty and tart -- this pretty salad hits all the right flavor notes. Even my husband, who is not much of a salad guy, cannot get enough of it. GET THE RECIPE