Gourdgeous Acorn Salad
Knowledge Drop | This salad helps boost your immune system from the acorn squash to the green lentils. Read below to see how.
Aside from the countless vitamins found in acorn squash (Vitamins C, A, B1, B6 + B9), this gorgeous gourd is also packed with soluble + insoluble fiber — both of which are essential for healthy digestion. Consuming high-fiber fruits + vegetables, including the protein-rich green lentils in this salad, not only supports a healthy gut microbiome, but also helps strengthen your immune system. With winter around the ‘acorn’er, there’s no better time than now to enjoy this immune-boosting fall salad.
SALAD: spinach, green lentils, acorn squash, brussels sprouts, bell peppers, fennel, red onion, cranberries. TURMERIC WALNUTS: walnuts, maple, turmeric, chile flake, pink himalayan salt. HONEY MUSTARD Dressing: dijon mustard, honey, sherry vinegar, red onion, thyme, garlic.