Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 40 mins
Serves: 4 to 6
This salad is loaded with superfood ingredients to help promote brain and physical health — beets are rich in antioxidants, arugula is a good source of B-vitamins, and walnuts contain high amounts of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids.
Nutritional breakdown (per serving)
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Fats: 19 g
Fibre: 2 g
Nutrition information calculated from the Canadian Nutrient File database
- 1 small pkg. arugula
- 1 large beet (or 2 small beets), roasted
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Sprinkling of goat’s cheese
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- Generous sprinkling of cinnamon
- For the beet(s), roast in the oven at 400°F for about 40 minutes, or until you can easily pierce with a knife.
- Mix dressing ingredients and set aside.
- Add arugula, beets (chopped), walnuts and goat’s cheese to a large serving or salad bowl.
- Drizzle with dressing and serve.
For best results, add dressing to only the portion of salad that will be used that day.
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