Skip the intense workout and eat this instead. Packed with veggies, avocado and seeds, this healthy salad is bursting with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for your HCG diet.
3 cups of cubed and peeled butternut squash
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoon of Greek yogurt
¼ teaspoon of turmeric
¼ teaspoon cumin
¼ cup 0f grapeseed or vegetable oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 minced shallot
1 bunch of kale
1 pint of Brussels sprouts, cut crosswise into slivers
Handful of toasted sunflower seeds
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees with a rack in the middle position.
Put the squash on an 18-by-13- inch sheet pan and sprinkle with olive oil, turmeric and cumin and season with salt and pepper.
Roast until lightly browned then scrape under the pieces using a metal spatula angled down toward the bottom of the pan and toss them around.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt oil, yogurt, maple syrup, vinegar, and shallots, then season with salt and pepper.
Quickly dip a piece of kale in the dressing, shake off any excess, and check the seasonings again.
In a large bowl, combine the brussels sprouts, roasted squash, kale, and sunflower seeds.
Drizzle the salad with enough dressing to lightly coat, then toss to combine.
Check the seasonings and adjust until you get the desired taste. Add the avocado and gently toss again.