Harvest Salad

Harvest Salad

Who says salads are just for summer? With ingredients like pecans, cranberries and maple syrup, you can enjoy this protein packed salad recipe this winter as a main or as a side dish. Keep it vegetarian on its own (quinoa is a great plant-based source of protein) or with some tofu, or add in some chicken or fish if those are part of your diet.

 

Harvest Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
 

A protein packed winter salad that's perfect as a side dish or a main. 

Servings: 1 people
Ingredients
  • 1/2 apple diced
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 cup spring mix
  • 1 cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (or more)
Optional
  • 1 cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cooked serving of salmon
  • 1 serving tofu
Method
  1. Add 1/2 tbsp of maple syrup to a frying pan on medium heat with pecans. Stir often until maple syrup is soaked up. Set aside.

  2. Combine 1/2 tbsp maple syrup with the honey dijon and extra virgin olive oil for the dressing

  3. Combine all the ingredients

  4. Optional: add chicken, salmon or tofu

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WRITTEN BY:

Nicole is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive issues and food sensitivities but with a passion for all things nutrition and wellness. Nicole also focuses her work on providing healthy cooking tools and resources, menu planning and working with a variety of special diets. With a Masters in Rural Planning and Development and focused research on local food, Nicole provides a unique perspective to nutrition and the food we eat.

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