Butternut Squash & Black Rice Salad

I love salads, even in the winter. Just need to switch things up with some warm, filling grains and wintery vegetables. This lovely salad insprired by my friend @elizabethshealthylife ticks all the boxes. And the dressing! The dressing is everything here. Mustard and maple syrup… yum! I’ll post a link to the original recipe in my Stories, and make you pop over and check Elizabeth’s account out!
In my version is mixed leefy greens, black rice, oven baked butternut squash, green lentils, dried cranberries, pomegranate arils and roasted pecans. The dressing is made with olive oil, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and salt and pepper. (Add garlic if you like!)