Cool Fall nights shouldn't mean storing up for the Winter. This salad is just as much healthy as it is tasty, and it is loaded with heart-healthy nutrients. All of the vegetables in this salad have disease-fighting capabilities, but the pomegranate seeds steal the show. In addition to fighting certain types of cancers and providing loads of vitamins, pomegranate seeds are known to help lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of stroke, and even aid in weight management. In some cultures it is known as the magic fruit. If you want something autumnal that still makes you feel energized, try this superfood salad and detox your body instantly.
Learn how to make this salad after the break!
4 cups spinach *balsamic dressing or olive oil Serves two.
1/2 of a butternut squash (save the rest as a side dish with your dinner)
1/4 cup steamed quinoa
1/2 cup grilled tofu
1/2 a pomegranate
1/4 cup red cabbage
1 tbsp. plain or roasted pumpkin seeds
Nutritional Source: Calorie Count
4 cups spinach
*balsamic dressing or olive oil