Salad is not just for summer! Add a twist of fall to your next green bowl and enjoy this season with some great health benefits. Pumpkin seeds are pretty cool, and easy to add to any salad!
- 1 oz of pumpkin seeds pack 7g of protein, 6g of omega-6’s, and are high in fiber
- Packed with antioxidents
- Decrease risk of breast and prostate cancers
- High in magnesium
- Lowers blood sugar
- Can improve sleep
So grab some of these powerful seeds and enjoy this fall treat!
Clean Cut Fall Pumpkin Seed Kale Salad
4 cups chopped kale massaged with olive oil
1/2 avocado, diced
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon crumbled goat cheese (optional)
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
Juice of 1 lime
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
Whisk all the ingredients for the vinaigrette in a small bowl and set aside.
Using a large mixing bowl, add kale and 1 tbsp of olive oil and lemon on top. Massage kale with olive oil and lemon with your hands to soften. Let it sit for about 5 minutes. Then, top with diced avocado, radish, pumpkin seeds and goat cheese. Pour vinaigrette on top and toss to combine! Serves 2