When we’re out there pursuing dreams and goals and what have you, it can be very difficult to find time for proper nutrition. And coincidentally, oftentimes proper nutrition can be important in helping us continue to be able to pursue aforementioned dreams and goals. See what I just did there?
So, in a new every-so-often series, I will provide you with simple, easy and cost effective recipes with the goal of helping you stay healthy and feel balanced as you go through your crazy days.
Ok, ok. I know it’s not fall. I get it. But I’ve been craving this salad so much recently and it’s really great for hot summer days, too.
-container of triple washed arugula
-handful of pepitas (maybe 30 pepitas)
-1.5 tablespoons of goat cheese
– 1/2-2/3 of a gala or Braeburn apple
-about half of a pomegranate’s seeds
-1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
-1 teaspoon of mustard
Toast pepitas in the oven at 350 degrees with olive oil for 7 minutes or until browned. While that is toasting, mix the rest of the ingredients in a salad bowl. Once pepitas are browned, mix in thoroughly with salad to melt the goat cheese. Add dressing and serve at once. Serves 4.