Mix & Match Autumn Salad

Making the perfect autumn salad doesn’t have to be complicated! In fact, some of the ingredients listed below might already be a part of your other holiday dishes which means more time and money spent on other things – something that is always welcomed this time of year.

Nutrition-Bonus:  
With cold and flu season now in full swing, it is even that much more important to do what we can to strengthen our immune system. Greens like spinach and kale pack a powerful punch of beta carotene and vitamin C while healthy fat sources such as nuts and seeds add vitamin E for enhanced immune support.
Have a safe and joyous holiday season!  ~ AS
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Mix & Match Autumn Salad


Ingredients

Scale

Green Base

4 cups of Spinach

4 cups of Arugula

4 cups of Kale

4 cups of Romaine Lettuce

Vegetables  

1 cup of Brussel Sprouts (shredded)

1 cup of Cold or Roasted Beets (chopped or sliced)

1 cup of Roasted Squash (chopped or sliced)

Fruit

1/2 cup of Pears

1/2 cup of Pomegranates

1/2 cup of Apples

Protein 

1/2 cup of Garbanzo Beans (rinsed and drained)

1/2 cup of Cheese of Choice (Fall Favorites – Feta & Blue Cheese)

1/3 cup of Toasted Almonds/Pecans

1/3 cup of Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Dressing (2 tbsp per serving recommended)

1/2 cup of Balsamic Vinaigrette

1/2 cup of Apple-cider Vinaigrette

1/2 cup Honey Mustard


Instructions

  1. Pick ONE (or two) item from each group listed below (Tip: IF including two items from one group, use 1/2 servings for each)
  2. Toss all ingredients EXCEPT the dressing together (Tip: add nuts and seeds right before serving for more crunch!)
  3. Encouraged guests to pour their own dressing so that each guest can add the amount that is just right for them!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
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