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Orange Vanilla Arugula Salad

-adapted from D Herbs Ingredients: For the Salad 1 Cara Cara orange, cut into wedges 2 c baby arugula 1/2 avocado, peeled and chopped 1/2 c bean sprouts 1 oz raw almonds, chopped 1/4 c golden raisins (optional) For the Dressing juice of 1 Cara Cara orange 1/8 c Bella Nonnas Vanilla Dark Balsamic Vinegar 1/8 c Bella Nonnas Champagne Balsamic Vinegar 2 tbsp. Bella Nonnas Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil 1/2 tsp. ground mustard seed pinch of sea salt pinch of black pepper Instructions: For the Salad Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine. You don't have to use the golden raisins, but they add subtle bursts of sweetness that pair well with the almonds. For the Dressing Whisk the...

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Slow Roasted Golden Beet & Tangerine Salad Over Baby Arugula with Blue Cheese

Ingredients: 4 cups baby arugula 3 medium sized golden beets 2 medium Satsuma Tangerines, 1 peeled and divided into segments, the other juiced 1 Tablespoon Bella Nonnas Cara Cara Orange White Balsamic 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon Bella Nonnas Ultra Premium EVOO 1/3 cup good quality, crumbled blue cheese Sea salt to taste Fresh ground pepper to taste 1/2 cup Croutons  Cooking Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350. Scrub the beets removing any debris, roots and green parts. Place the beets on a piece of aluminum foil large enough to fully enclose the beets in to a package. Drizzle the beets with a tablespoon of EVOO, a sprinkle of sea salt, and 1 tablespoon of water. Seal the package by crimping the...

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