Saturday, September 15, 2012

Early Fall Walk

How beautifully leaves grow old.  
How full of light and color are their last days. 
 ~John Burroughs
A perfect day to enjoy the emerging hues of golds, yellows and reds of the north woods.

I spent so much time outdoors it was lucky the dinner was an easy one to put together. I recreated a salad I saw in a food magazine. An extra  bonus...its a healthy meal.  

                  Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad
cook's notes: to save on calories use prepared lite dressing and serves 4 
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 3/4 cup walnuts or sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved and patted dry on a paper towel
  • 3/4 cup red onions
  • 1 bottle prepared Ranch lite dressing 
  • optional chopped Romaine lettuce
  • Cut broccoli and cauliflower-add in onions, nuts, tomatoes and radishes
  • Mix in dressing BUT only enough to moisten 
  • Refrigerate 1-2 hours for better flavor
Serving suggestions bread and fruit


1 comment:

  1. Every autumn, even after all these decades, I still am in awe of the beauty of this season. Beautiful fall images.