Salads for Summer and Christmas

Paw Paw and Pear Salad

I’ve already listed a few salads for Christmas in my Christmas Menu post; but with the sudden appearance of the warm weather I have been experimenting with a few more that I thought I would share.  The inspiration for this post came from the Orgran Vegetable Spiral Pasta that I recently tried on Oscar.  He initially rejected it outright until I told him it was Christmas Pasta (red and green) – which made it very appealing all of a sudden 🙂 .  So of course when I used it again the next week in a pasta salad it became “Christmas Salad”!  The maple syrup vinaigrette is something I played around with a bit last summer but never posted and it goes well with the Christmas theme.  My Pear and Paw Paw Salad is really just a variation on the salsa that I use with salmon.  I love noodle salads and the … Continue reading