winter harvest salad

roasted butternut squash--roasted with olive oil and sea salt


cooked puy lentils (i buy mine at trader joes)

goat cheese

roasted and salted almonds--chopped

yogurt date dressing

2 pitted dates soaked in boiling water-just to cover

2 Tbs plain non-fat greek yogurt

1 Tbs cider vinegar

splash balsamic vinegar

2-3 Tbs olive oil

4 roasted garlic cloves

 (i roast a head of garlic along with the butternut squash)

1 tsp or more of lemon juice

for the dressing:  place all ingredients, including water from dates, in a blender and whirl until smooth.  you may need more or less olive oil...depending on your specific taste. add salt and pepper to taste.  serve over salad.