[Foodie Friday Recipe] Fall Superfood Salad

Feed your body the nutrients it needs with this flavorful & nutritious fall superfood salad!

Fall and winter are a great time to embrace warming and hearty foods like soups and stews – but it’s important to give your body plenty of healthy, fresh, raw veggies as well! This delicious superfood salad is full of healthy, fresh ingredients that are easy to find this time of year. Whether you grow your own food, shop at the farmer’s market, or simply peruse the produce section at the grocery store, there are plenty of nutrient-packed salad ingredients to be found right now. Feel free to substitute other veggies of your choice if you can’t find or don’t like some of the items listed.

You’ll enjoy plenty of protein and healthy fats, and loads of flavor in this superfood salad made with healthy and satisfying foods like sweet potatoes, nuts, kale, and quinoa. It’s hearty and satisfying enough for a main meal, and also makes a delicious side dish with grilled fish or chicken!

Fall Superfood Salad

Serves: 1 as a main dish, 2-3 as a side salad


  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 tablespoon of your preferred oil for frying
  • Salt – to taste
  • ¾ cup uncooked quinoa, washed
  • ½ cup goji berries
  • ½ cup pepitas (raw pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 cup fresh veggies of choice (mushrooms, tomatoes, broccoli, carrots are all good choices)
  • 1 cup of arugula
  • 1 cup of baby kale
  • 2-4 radishes, finely sliced
  • A handful or two of assorted nuts (pecans or walnuts work great)

Salad dressing:

  • 3 tbsp peanut or almond butter
  • 1 tbsp soy-free tamari or soy sauce substitute
  • ½ tsp honey or maple syrup
  • ½ tsp apple cider vinegar or squeezed lemon juice
  • 1-2 garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp of grated ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F degrees
  2. Toss sweet potatoes in the olive oil and add salt if you wish
  3. Bake until softened (about 30-45 minutes). When done, remove from pan to cool.
  4. In a small saucepan, add the washed quinoa with 1.5 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce to a simmer until all water is cooked out and quinoa is fluffy
  5. Mix together dressing ingredients in a small bowl
  6. Toss the veggies, leafy greens, berries and seeds & nuts together in a large bowl – add the dressing
  7. Add sweet potato and quinoa to the bowl and mix all ingredients
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe Source: TheSacredScience.com




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