Butternut Squash Arugula Winter Raspberry Salad

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Butternut Squash Arugula Winter Raspberry Salad is my kicking off to a healthy diet New Year!


This is my go-to salad in the winter months since I can't get my favorite butternut squash all year long!


I love Butternut sweet squash with arugula and fresh fruit dressing.


Take a look at this light colorful and delicious homemade salad that packs a great taste from fruits to vegetables!


If you are trying to keep your weight down and cholesterol low, this is a great place to start off.


The butternut squash adds the perfect sweetness with arugula a nutty flavor and the raspberry give you a touch of summer all year long!


Scroll down to the recipe and check it out!



this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.







My Favorite



When I combine vegetables in a salad, they are far from the boring same old same old.


This is my favorite salad of all time.


The sweet, nutty taste of arugula with spinach and raspberry dressing brings summer back to life in the cooler months.


I love to add shrimp or chopped roasted chicken on top too when I have any leftovers.



this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.




Other Suggestions



You can also toss the squash in melted butter, cinnamon and sugar if you want to add to be a sweeter salad.


Cinnamon always pairs well with berries and the salad will have a whole new flavor added plus it lowers cholesterol.


I didn't add sliced roasted almonds which will give this a nutty flavor and very nice addition but since my son isn't a big fan of almonds, I left them out.




this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.






Keeping Summer Alive All Year Long



Bringing summer into my home, yet still a winters day, this salad will bring all of those comforting taste to life.


Try some hot cinnamon tea to warm you up to go along with this salad, it's my favorite flavor on a cold windy day to warm me up.


The best thing about this salad when your counting calories, it's very low!



this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.





The Most Delicious Diet Food!



You don't want to pack on the extra pounds in winter months, this is a perfect salad for you!


Of course everything in moderation with using any or all ingredients, ( meaning I use around 1/4 cup of each except lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumber, eat as much as you want!) its a filling lunch packing only 220 calories!  Now that's a bonus in itself!


Fruits and vegetables that contain natural sugars that turn into carbs and adds additional calories. Use them in moderation for a lower calorie lunch.




this is a photo of all the vegetables to make in this salad recipe. There is butternut squash, tomatoes, blueberries, avocado and cucumbers in this photo





Be Smart Count Calories



If you are sticking to a diet, count the calories.


I always trade for other ingredients I like for lower calories.


Look them up and build a healthy salad to your caloric value and needs.




this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.




Try Adding Your Favorite Fruits to Your Salads



This salad is bursting with flavor.


The Butternut squash is sweet, with arugula it gives it a nutty flavor and I love to add fruits.


One of my favorite fruits is raspberries. They shout summer to me.


Raspberries and blueberries are always a nice addition. You can use any fruit you like to puree to make this simple dressing.






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this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.



Squash



Of course, if you aren't a fan of this kind of squash, you can use any kind of squash.


Squash is virtually low in calories and zucchini is great raw and you don't have to cook it!


Butternut squash is the perfect addition in this pretty salad. It's full of vitamins and sure to catch a lot of compliments if you are serving brunch.


If you and your guests aren't fond of eating the squash at room temperature.


My recommendation is to roast it in the oven and eat it on your salad warm roasted. Either way, I love it!


I microwave it, cube it and save half of it for later.




this is a photo of all the vegetables to make in this salad recipe. There is butternut squash, tomatoes, blueberries, avocado and cucumbers in this photo





More Salads To Try:



Watermelon Summer Salad


Italian Potato Salad


Avocado and Black Bean Corn Salad






Butternut Squash Arugula Winter Raspberry Salad


this is a recipe card for this butternut and fruit salad
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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
This is a delicious salad for weight watchers and a healthy lifestyle.
The recipe calls for cubes of butternut squash and lots of fruits and delicious healthy vegetables

ingredients:

  • cut up as much as you like for the number of people your feeding
  • butternut squash ( I microwave one for around 9 minutes, cooled, peeled and cubed ( I used one small squash half for just myself)
  • 1 or 2 plum tomatoes diced
  • I use a handful of each:
  • blueberries
  • cucumber diced
  • arugula
  • spinach
  • avocado cubed
  • blue cheese or feta crumbles
  • Optional: sliced olives, celery, onions, red cabbage, other greens, beets, any kinds of nuts, chickpeas, cooked meats, cooked fish (this will add additional calories to your salad)

instructions:

How to cook Butternut Squash Arugula Winter Raspberry Salad

  1. Salad dressing:
  2. Pureed fresh raspberries 1 small container put through a food processor (or use blueberries) around 1 cup of puree
  3. Add:
  4. 3 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  5. 1 or 2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
  6. pinch of salt, pepper, oregano
  7. chopped fresh basil
  8. Mix together pour over greens.
  9. Layer your bowl with all the vegetables your using. Top with greens and cheeses. Pour or dip salad in the dressing.
Calories
179
Carbs (grams)
9
Fiber (grams)
18
Net carbs
11
Sugar (grams)
7
summer salad, butternut squash salad, vegetable salad, salad with fruit and vegetables
salads, vegetables
American
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this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.






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Mixed Greens Salad




this is a healthy butternut squash salad. This diet salad has everything low calorie, keto friendly, vegan or vegetarian to keep your diet healthy and in control.

2 comments

  1. Such a marvelous salad! I love the idea of adding butternut squash---so yummy!

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  2. What a beautiful and healthy salad! Miss butternut squash!

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