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Try a nourishing salad: Toss it healthy!
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Texture and flavor combine winter Bosc pears with peppery and sweet greens plus healthy fats for a nutrient-packed salad to enjoy during the winter months.

Walnuts and pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants and an excellent source of anti-inflammatory omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Why feta cheese? Made from sheep or goat milk, feta is a good source of protein and probiotics, easier to digest and less allergenic than cheese made from cow’s milk. Although a great source of calcium, feta is high in saturated fat so it’s important to remember to use sparingly.

Quick to prepare, try this tasty salad for lunch or as a side dish.

PEAR, ARUGULA, BABY ROMAINE SALAD with FETA, RADISHES, WALNUTS & PUMPKIN SEEDS

Serves 2 – 3

INGREDIENTS

5 oz. prewashed organic baby arugula

5 oz. prewashed organic baby romaine lettuce

2 ripe Bosc pears, seeded, thinly sliced lengthwise

2 radish, thinly sliced

1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup raw walnut pieces

Feta cheese crumbles, organic

Sea salt, freshly ground black pepper

Vinaigrette Dressing

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup walnut oil

1 tsp Dijon mustard

PREPARATION

Whisk together walnut oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard in a 1-cup glass measuring cup, set aside at room temperature.

Into a large serving bowl, add greens, sliced pear, pumpkin seeds and walnut pieces. Dress with vinaigrette, toss to combine.

Plate salad and garnish lightly with cheese crumbles; season with salt and pepper.