Fall Harvest Dinner Menu

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Harvest Salad with Pears and Pepitas

1 lb baby spinach mix blend, 2 bosc pears, 1 cup pepitas, 4 oz goat cheese

To roast pepitas, toss them in a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast for 13-15 minutes in a 325°F oven

Add salad leaves to a large serving bowl. Top with sliced pears, roasted pepitas and crumbled goat cheese. Toss with a 1⁄2 cup vinaigrette and serve.

 

Apple cider vinaigrette
3⁄4 cup olive oil
1⁄4 cup raw apple cider vinegar

1 garlic clove

2 tablespoons raw honey
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
combine ingredients in small bowl and whisk to combine. Continue reading
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Spicy Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Pancetta Soup

ImageIt’s dipping below zero temperatures here in Mpls. Makes you want to stay inside and make something warm.  I’ve been reading about how healthy sweet potato and Quinoa are for you,  so when I saw this recipe in Donna Hay Magazine I had to give it a try.  I enjoyed the soup pretty simple to make and you can load it up with all the spinach you want.

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