Recipe Share: Maple Winter Squash Salad
1 winter squash, peeled and cubed
1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp minced fresh sage
Salt and pepper
3 Tbsp raw pumpkin seeds
8 oz Brussels sprouts, trimmed and thinly sliced
3 cups arugula
1/4 cup chopped apple
1 Tbsp minced shallot
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp pure maple syrup
2 tsp grainy mustard
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Preheat the oven to 425 F.
Place the cubed squash on a small, rimmed baking sheet and toss with the 1 Tbsp olive oil, sage, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Roast for 10 minutes. Sprinkle the pumpkin seeds over the squash, return to the oven, and continue to roast until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork and the pumpkin seeds are lightly browned, about 10 minutes longer.
Let the mixture cool completely, at least 45 minutes.
To make the dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together the shallot, vinegar, maple syrup, and mustard. Slowly whisk in the 2 Tbsp olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
In a large bowl, combine the Brussels sprouts, arugula, and apple. Drizzle with the dressing and toss to coat. Place the salad on plates, top with the squash and pumpkin seeds, and serve.
Picture and recipe adapted from: https://food52.com/recipes/63795-crispy-kale-roasted-butternut-squash-tomato-pappardelle
Roasted Squash and Carrots with Peanut Dressing
1 medium winter squash sliced into strips
2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
4 Tbsp sesame seeds
1 Tbsp tamari
1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
6 Tbsp coconut milk
1 tsp maple syrup
1 tsp brown rice vinegar
1 tsp brown rice miso
3 Tbsp chunky peanut butter
1/2 tsp garlic granules
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
For the Herby sauce
2 handfuls Coriander
2 handfuls Mint
Juice 1 Lime
8 Tbsp Coconut milk
1/2 tsp Chilli flakes
1/2 tsp Salt
Preheat you oven to 350 F.
Place the carrots and squash on a baking tray and coat in olive oil, salt and pepper.
Bake for 50-60 minutes until soft in the middle and caramelized on the outside. Keep your eye on them as they will cook at varying times.
For the peanut sauce, add the ingredients to a large bowl and mix well to combine.
For the Herby sauce, add all the ingredients to a mini chopper or blender and blitz to combine.
To serve, drizzle or toss the vegetables with the peanut sauce, top with the herby dressing, sesame seeds, and shaved cucumber, and any extra fresh herbs.
Picture and recipe adapted from: https://www.rebelrecipes.com/roast-squash-carrots-with-peanut-dressing-zingy-herbs/
Potato Leek Frittata
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 leek, finely diced
1 tsp salt
1 cup chopped potatoes
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 bunch greens, de-stemmed and cut into 1 inch ribbons
10 large eggs
Big pinch of salt and pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Heat oil and butter in a large oven safe skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add leeks and salt and cook until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
Lower heat to medium low and add in potatoes. Cook until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
Add in garlic and greens and toss until wilted.
In a bowl whisk together the eggs. Add in a big pinch of salt and pepper and the paprika.
Pour into skillet and stir around for 1 minute, then let it continue to cook until the edges of the eggs have started to cook, about 2-4 minutes.
Transfer skillet to the oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until eggs are set and no longer jiggly.
Slice and serve hot.
Picture and recipe adapted from: https://lexiscleankitchen.com/potato-leek-chard-frittata-recipe/
Cauliflower Fried Rice
1 head cauliflower, chopped 2 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Small onion, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
1/4 cup broccoli, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
3 Tbsp soy sauce
Salt and pepper
Garlic salt (optional)
Blend cauliflower chunks into a food processor or blender until it resembles rice.
Heat oil in a large skillet on medium/high heat.
Saute onions until tender. Add bell peppers, carrots, and broccoli and cook until soft.
Add cauliflower rice to the pan with the vegetables and stir. Add approximately 2 Tbsp of soy sauce and mix well.
Slide the rice to one side of the pan and scramble the egg on the other side of the pan. Once the egg is cooked, mix in with the rice and add additional soy sauce as desired. Add salt, pepper and garlic salt to taste.
Picture and recipe adapted from: https://princesspinkygirl.com/cauliflower-fried-rice/