Wholesome Harvest Salad

Have this wholesome, harvest salad for lunch at work or a side dish on Turkey Day!


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For Quinoa

  • 1 1/4 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup white quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For Salad

  • sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups baby kale
  • 1 cup fresh apple slices
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup toated walnuts
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley

For Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. In a small pot, add the apple cider and quinoa and salt. Bing to a simmer over medium heat and cover with a lid. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes
  3. Peel and dice the sweet potatoes into bite-size pieces. Toss teh sweet potatoes with olive oil and salt and roast on a baking sheet for 20 minutes.
  4. In a blender, combine the garlic, dijon mustard, apple cider, apple cider vinegar and olive oil and puree until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. On a bed of baby kale, pile the quinoa and then arrange the roasted sweet potatoes, apples and walnots on top and drizzle with the dressing.