Barbara's Winter Salad
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Serves: 4 servings
A healthy winter salad to celebrate the end of the holidays.
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
  • 2 teaspoons minced shallots
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white or black pepper
  • 4 ounces butternut squash, trimmed and peeled
  • 1 medium-sized carrot, trimmed and peeled
  • ½ cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 4 ounces organic baby kale or arugula
  1. Using a small, deep bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, mustard, shallots, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Using a standard vegetable peeler, shave the squash and carrot into a large salad bowl. Add the dates, cranberries, kale or arugula, and the vinaigrette. Toss and serve immediately.
Recipe by Liz The Chef at