Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring! (salads that is)

Dinner tonight is a mixup of winter salad meets spring salad in the form of a warm butternut squash with wild rice salad and a citrus fennel salad.  All in all – very healthy as I salute salads.

First up: Citrus Fennel Salad

A combination of Bittman’s Citrus Salad (sans vinegar) and Saffron and Honey’s fennel salad


1 grapefruit, 2 blood oranges, 1 fennel bulb, juice of 2 limes, salt and pepper

Next up: A wintry Butternut Squash Wild Rice Salad – a wintry, wild butternut salad if you will (recipe pilfered from Whole Foods Salad Bar)


1 butternut squash, 8 oz wild rice, 3 scallions, 1 red pepper, loads of cilantro, salt and pepper

Huzzah for blood oranges and spring!


~ by drywoodburstingintoflame on March 8, 2010.

2 Responses to “Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring! (salads that is)”

  1. yay! happy you enjoyed the fennel in combo with bittman’s simple but delicious citrus salad. I love blood oranges. May be forced to carry around blood orange juice on me because I keep getting denied my new favorite cocktail!

  2. […] p.s. Val made a version of our fennel salad (in combination with Bittman’s citrus salad) – here is Val’s salad. […]

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