Healthier Caesar Salad

This Healthier Caesar Salad features savory Parmesan cheese, whole wheat garlic croutons, and a tangy lemon garlic dressing.

Prep Time 15 mins

Cook Time 8 mins

Total Time 23 mins

Servings 4 Servings

Calories 254 kcal

Author BOD Blog


  • 2 cloves garlic, grated, divided use

  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

  • ¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  • 2 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. olive oil, divided use

  • 2 bunches raw kale, washed, dried (about 1 lb.)

  • 4 slices low-sodium sprouted whole-grain bread, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • ½ cup shaved Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  2. To make dressing, combine half of garlic, lemon juice, and salt in a small bowl; whisk to blend.

  3. Slowly add 2 Tbsp. oil, whisking continuously until bl