Friday Night Salad :)

This will show you right now what a party animal I am, but I love to unwind on Friday with a delicious dinner, kicked back on the couch 🙂  I usually go for something fun or different like homemade pizza, or I’ll treat myself to my favorite salad at Pluto’s with a stop by Yumma’s to get some hummus and pita. There is something about the creaminess of hummus with the crunchiness of salad that I adore. Tonight I made my own Friday night Pluto’s salad (“main salad, mixed greens, no meat”) with hummus, and I have to say, it might just be better than the real thing 🙂 The hummus certainly makes this a filling salad, one that replenishes after a long day and week.
You need: 
– a handful of beets, peeled, cubed, and roasted with coconut oil, garlic powder, chopped onion, oregano, parsely, and cardamom

– a handful of chopped kabocha squash (roasted 45min on parchement paper)

-1-2 Tbs fresh hummus (recommended recipe Here.)

-2 sprays balsamic vinegar

-2-3 cups mixed greens

-4-5 black olives, cut in half

-green onion, 2-3 tbs

-2 tbs chopped cucumber

-2 tbs chopped carrots

– optional handful of squash seeds (kabocha squash seeds baked on parchement paper x20min)

Put greens in a large bowl, and spritz with a little balsamic vinegar. Arrange veggies on top, followed by a dollop of hummus, then garnish with green onions and pumpkin/squash seeds.  Mix together and enjoy!!
   
                  

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