* Recipe by guest contributor Laney Schwartz, creator of Life is But a Dish
This salad though.
It’s kind of everything.
You know when a recipe comes together so perfectly that it just makes you wanna slow clap? You know. The slow, golf clap when it’s just like, “so. much. yes.”
This is that salad: Farro, Roasted Beet, & Citrus Salad
I’m kind of obsessed with salads right now. And beets for that matter. Salads and beets. I like my salads with everything in them. Nice and hearty, filling, and full of different flavors and textures. There I go with my textures again. The perfect salad in my opinion has a little something sweet, something salty, something tangy, something soft, something crunchy, and a really simple kick-a** dressing. Homemade of course. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Homemade dressing is a game changer. It can make or break any salad. Trust me on this!
I decided to go with toasted hazelnuts as one my “crunch” items in this recipe. They’re ridiculously good and I love the nutty flavor. Plus they’re pretty!
In other news, I survived a week without Zach while he was in China! It wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought it would be, (easy to say that now) and here we are a week later back to the normal daily grind. The sad news is, he missed out on eating this salad. The good news is, mama got leftovers. He may need to go to China more often for me to come up with this kind of awesomeness.
Click through for the full recipe: Farro, Roasted Beet, & Citrus Salad
You can thank me later.