Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
While oven is heating cut:
One quarter of a pumpkin (see above for prep) into 1 inch chunks, toss to coat lightly with:
Place in an oven proof dish. Bake for 15 - 25 minutes, tossing every five minutes after the first ten minutes until the pumpkin is tender and browned. When pumpkin is almost done, in a skillet or small wok sautee:
1 large or 2 small cloves garlic, minced
1 t olive oil
When the garlic is browned add:
10 ounces fresh spinach, large veins and stems removed, rinsed and drained
Cook until spinach is barely wilted then divide between 2 plates.
Remove pumpkin from oven and add:
2 T dried cranberries
2 T pecans
1 T maple syrup
Toss well then divide mixture on top of the spinach. Garnish with
2-3 sprigs fresh sage, coarsely chopped