Maple Baked Squash and Kale Salad with Cranberries

This salad is as delicious as it looks.

2014-04-27 16.22.48Ingredients:

1 bunch of kale (chopped)

4 cups spinach

1/2 red onion

2 butter nut squash (slice before baking to make it easier)

1/2 cup cranberries

1 1/2cups goat cheese (I sprinkle it on after I have served the salads into their individual bowls)

Optional: Add walnuts, almonds, cashews or seeds for extra protein and fat. (I cannot tolerate nuts and seeds so you don’t see them in this salad)

Instructions;

1. Throw all ingredients into a large salad bowl except for the goat cheese and squash. Pre-cut squash. Remove the peeling as well.

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2. Grease baking sheet with olive oil.

3. Place the squash on the baking sheet and sprinkle with maple syrup. Place it in the oven at 350 for about 35-40 minutes.

4. Remove from oven and allow the squash to cool at room temperature.

5. When you are ready to serve the salad top it with the squash and goat cheese.

Dressing

1 cup olive oil

1/3 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup lemon juice

Enjoy!

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