My lifelong BFF put together a Winter Solstice Meditation for a small group of women. We’ll start with a delicious dinner (she is an amazing cook) and I’ve offered to bring a salad. At least three of the women there are vegan and I wanted to honor that so that everyone can enjoy it. As I thought about the holidays, I shopped for ingredients that would be both delicious and look festive. This recipe is what I came up with…what do you think?
Festive Winter Fruit Salad
- organic baby greens
- baby spinach
- shredded purple cabbage
- Belgian Endive
- thin sliced red onion
- sliced strawberries
- pomegranate seeds
Toss the greens, spinach and cabbage together, place the endive around the edges. Top with the onion, then berries. Finish topping with the pomegranate seeds. Chill and serve. I’m bringing toasted walnut halves and Boars Head crumbled blue cheese – on the side – for those that want to add them.
This is the dressing I made for the salad…
- 1/2 c white strawberry & peach balsamic vinegar
- 1/3 c good extra virgin olive oil
- sea salt & ground black pepper to taste
- 1 T dijon mustard
Place ingredients in a large mason jar, stir to blend and put top on tight. Shake vigorously to blend, allowing the mustard to emulsify.