Salads That Don’t Suck-Blood Orange & Arugula Salad
For starters, I like to think I’m not an enormous complainer.
That being said, last year I complained about not getting on the blood orange bandwagon early enough for my Dark Chocolate Salted Orange Bars…in about 500 words, give or take. Mostly because they had to be prepared with your average, run-of-the-mill oranges.
How embarrassing, amiright?
I know no one likes a complainer, which is why I got my ass off of the couch this winter and secured a hefty stash of the winter citrus. Since then I have eaten them like they are going out of style because, well, they probably are. My current (and favorite) vehicle for consumption and Instagram opportunity is a twist on the traditional citrus salad with the addition of fresh herbs, blood oranges and feta.
I don’t go anywhere or do anything without a-brick-a feta. True story.
OH YEAH AND A BADASS AVOCADO ROSE….which you will see many times in this post.
Blood Orange & Feta
over a bed of Arugula
First off, get your mitts on these elusive vitamin c vessels.
Not as easy as it sounds but your local grocer might have then between the months of January and March. MAYBE.
Jerk mother nature.
Slice em and dice em.
Let’s just get this out-of-the-way now: the juice is worth the squeeze.
That is also the method in which this dressing is made.
Brace yourself for three consecutive shots of my FIRST ATTEMPT at an Avocado rose.
Wanna know the secret? Wine.
It loosens up the flanges and allows you to move avocado in ways you’ve never dreamed possible.
Annnd here’s your salad.
Next week I’ll be done with salads and back to healthy junk food. You’re welcome.