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Arugula is high in most of the B vitamins but contains especially high amounts of folate. In high-functioning older adults, low levels of folate have been shown to be a risk factor for cognitive decline.

Arugala Salad with Roasted Beets

Arugala Salad with Roasted Beets Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 40 mins Serves: 4-6


  • 1 - small package of arugula
  • 1 - large beet or 2 small, roasted
  • 1/2 cup - chopped walnuts
  • Sprinkling of goats cheese
  • 2 TBSP - olive oil
  • 2 TBSP - balsamic vinegar
  • 1 TBSP - maple syrup
  • 1 TBSP - dijon mustard
  • Generous sprinkling of cinnamon


  1. 1 For the beet, roasted in oven at 400F for about 40 minutes, or until you can easily stick a knife through it.
  2. 2 Mix dressing ingredients and set aside.
  3. 3 Add arugula, beet, walnuts and cheese to bowl.
  4. 4 Note: I recommend only dressing what part of the salad you're going to eat that day.
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