Fresh Fall Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

A salad tossed in a cranberry vinaigrette explodes with all the best fall flavors! Cinnamon sugar walnuts are one of my favorite parts of this salad. It's simple enough for weeknight meals and pretty enough for Holiday meals!

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Cranberry Vinaigrette:
1/2 c. cranberry sauce
1/2 c. orange juice
1 T. olive oil
2 T. balsamic vinegar
2 t. sugar
1 t. ginger
Salad:
6-8 c.green leaf lettuce
2 pears, sliced
1/2 c. feta cheese
1/2 c. dried cranberries
Cinnamon Sugar Walnuts:
1/2 c. rough chopped walnuts
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and sugar
Whisk all vinaigrette ingredients together. Refrigerate until time to serve. Spray a microwave bowl with nonstick cooking spray. Mix walnuts and cinnamon sugar together. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes,...
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Nutritions

Calories
644

Sodium
688mg
28% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
74g
25% DV

Fiber
7g
30% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV