Carrots are nutrient dense and an excellent source of beta-carotene (vitamin A) which boosts your immune system, supports your vision, and protects your body from harmful free radicals. They are also an excellent source of vitamin K which helps prevent blood clotting and is important for bone health.
This salad is a well rounded meal! The combination of nutritious spinach, topped with the protein of both hard boiled eggs and sausage, and fresh mushrooms and onions — it’s hearty and filling enough to be a main dish. Inside you’ll also find excellent recipes for a truly tasty and simple vinaigrette and how to make hard boiled eggs!
Dark, leafy greens, like kale and spinach, are powerful anti-inflammatory foods and are high in fiber, iron, calcium, Vitamin K and can help to reduce cholesterol levels. Homemade smoothies are healthy, convenient and provide more nutrition and satiety compared to pre-made shakes and juice.
In the fall I make this with fresh local sugar pumpkins. If not available, butternut squash makes a perfect alternative.
It’s healthy, tastes great and looks beautiful, this kale salad will soon become a family staple.