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Massaged Kale and Pumpkin Salad

The Pumpkin and Pinterest recipe for today is a recipe submitted by Miss Getaway.

The recipe is a fresh and delicious salad that captures many of the flavors of Fall.


The first step is to Roast a pumpkin.


Step 1

Wash pumpkin and cut in half

Step 2

  • Combine
    • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons of  pepper
    • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • Sprinkle over both pumpkin halves
  • Bake pumpkin on cookie sheet for 30-45 minutes at 400 degrees.


The recipe is very simple and easy to accommodate your likes.

Massaged Kale and Pumpkin Salad
Recipe type: Salad
  • ¼ of roasted pumpkin
  • 2 cups of baby kale
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato basil feta
  • 1 Tablespoon craisins
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • cilantro
  • parsley
  1. Cut pumpkin into small cubes and set aside
  2. Place kale in a bowl with the olive oil
  3. Massage kale for 30 sec or until bright green
  4. Toss in craisins
  5. Add tomato basil feta
  6. Using kitchen shears to snip about ¼ teaspoon of cilantro and parsley on top and serve.




How would you add your flare to this kale and pumpkin salad?  The best part about salads is the versatility.

Mushroom Avocado Salad

Mushroom Avocado Salad




1 tsp olive oil or avocado oil

2 avocado

2 cups sliced mushrooms

2 Tbsp chipotle Tabasco

1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese


1.  Heat oil and add mushrooms. Sauté until nicely browned 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. Cut avocado in half. Slice the meat of avocado into cubes.

3. Combine avocado and mushrooms in a bowl. Toss with Tabasco sauce and sprinkle Parmesan cheese.