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    It’s Meatless Monday-Beet, Orange and Walnut Salad

    Salads aren’t just for summer. Right now there are lots of items in the produce department that make a hearty fall supper. This one started with a few remaining items I had from the CSA boxes…beets and salad mix. Put it together with some other things found in the pantry and you’ve got this week’s Meatless Monday which is a snap to put together. 2 cups cubed and cooked beets 1 orange, peeled and cut into bite size pieces ½ cup toasted, chopped walnuts ½ cup crumbled blue cheese ¼ cup sweetened dried cranberries 4 cups salad mix, lettuce, salad, whatever you like 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic…

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    An Afternoon Tea Treat-Cranberry, Orange and Walnut Quick Bread

    One of my favorite things to do is put together an afternoon tea, complete with finger sandwiches, scones, and other sweet treats. I’m always looking for new recipes to add and here’s one I came up with last week. I thought I’d share it with you because it’s easy to make, has simple ingredients, and maybe even perfect for a Mother’s Day treat- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup orange juice 2 eggs, beaten 1 orange, peeled and cut into small pieces (also toss the pieces in some flour to stop them from…

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