Salads

Butternut Squash Salad with Quinoa

This roasted butternut squash salad with quinoa & pomegranate is packed with vitamins, minerals & antioxidants! It is a perfect fall salad!

4
1 Large Pomegranate
1Kg (2.2lb) Butternut Squash
1 Cup Quinoa, rinsed
2 Medium Avocados
1 Teaspoon Salt + some extra
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ Lemon (optional)

For the Dressing (optional):

4 Teaspoons Honey
4 Teaspoons Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
3-4 Teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Rinse and cut the squash into bite size cubes. Get rid of the skin by trimming off each cube or peel it beforehand. Transfer the squash onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Season with salt and...
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Nutritions

Calories
829

Sodium
65mg
2% DV

Fat
24g
36% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
137g
46% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV