Asian Pear Salad with Basil, Toasted Almonds and Creamy Ginger Dressing

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN REFERRAL LINKS. IF YOU CLICK THROUGH AND TAKE ACTION, I MAY BE COMPENSATED, AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU. I don’t know about you, but the holidays have left me feeling like a partridge in a pear tree. And not in a good way. With all kinds of health and wellness goals and resolutions circling around social media this days, I decided I would join in on the fun and make a healthy salad that actually tasted good. One that I would actually look forward to making again and again instead of it serving as a repentant, guild-laden, self-inflicted punishment following the fattening flurry of gingersnaps and eggnog and cheesy green chile casseroles and homemade ravioli (more on that later!). I know what you’re thinking. Salad can never be as good as gingersnaps. You might be right. Actually, I’m certain you are. But one thing is for certain, salad (not gingersnaps!!!) helps me reach my goals for the year. Eating healthy greens makes me feel a lot better! This is real nourishment, right here. So I give you this delightfully crisp salad, perfect for January and new beginnings. The homemade dressing is tart and sweet with … Continue reading Asian Pear Salad with Basil, Toasted Almonds and Creamy Ginger Dressing