A beautiful winter celebration salad to kick off a happy and super healthy holiday season! Add cooked quinoa if desired.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Toss macademia nuts with 1 tablespoon maple syrup and pinch of salt; spread on baking sheet.
Toast macademia nuts in the preheated oven until lightly golden, about 5 minutes. Remove from oven and coat with 1 tablespoon maple syrup.
Whisk orange juice, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, and ground black pepper together in a small bowl to make dressing.
Place kale pieces, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl; massage with your hands until kale is tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add persimmon slices and dressing and toss to mix. Top with pomegranate seeds and maple-roasted macademia nuts.
Per Serving: 326 calories; protein 9g; carbohydrates 41.2g; fat 17.8g; sodium 428.7mg.