Baby Spinach Salad with Violets and Blue Cheese

baby spinach salad

I recently asked you consider putting dandelions in your pancakes…today, I’m going to try to talk you into adding violets to your salad. Right alongside the dandelions, violets pop up all over my lawn every year in the spring. They are identified by their shiny green heart-shaped leaves and their five-petaled flowers. As you’d expect … Read more

Dandelion Greens with Ramps, Bacon and Blue Cheese

There is nothing bashful about this salad. It features lots of assertive flavors including dandelion leaves: one of my favorite bitter greens. Like chicory, radicchio, watercress, and arugula, dandelion leaves are very cleansing and they are also particularly helpful for the digestion. Dandelion greens are super high in vitamins and minerals, as well. Dandelion greens … Read more