After a strenuous training, you need to refresh your body with this delicious salad. You will be full and no need to worry whether it will reverse the effect of the exercise.
Only 220 grams of pumpkin provides 1/3 of the required daily intake of vitamin C, and nutritionists suggest that there is a link between them and the body’s ability to burn fat.
Walnuts are a source of omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants that fight the common cold.
This combination of foods is perfect if you want to protect yourself from heart disease.
Walnuts also help to reduce your blood pressure and inhibit the clogging of blood vessels.
- 1 pumpkin cleaned and without seeds, chopped into cubes
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
- 226 grams of spinach
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- ½ tablespoon mustard
- 2/3 cup walnuts
Preheat the oven to 230 degrees. Place the pumpkin on a baking paper, and pour a tablespoon of olive oil over it, and add salt. Bake and stir about 20 minutes, until it is soft and light brown in color (30 minutes). Place it on a plate together with the spinach.
Make a dressing of lemon juice, olive oil (the remaining 4 tablespoons), mustard and a little salt.
Pour the sauce over the salad and sprinkle with nuts.
For a maximum effect, add a tablespoon of chia seeds.