Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club- Have a Heart/ Red Food Granny Smith, Radish, and Radicchio Salad

This month's theme for our Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club is Have a Heart/ Red Food. Quite a clever theme for the month that gives us Valentines Day, which is a celebration of red and hearts.

The theme was chosen by Val and she has some great information on her blog about why eating red foods is a great way to add valuable nutrition to your diet.
Here is how the menu turned out this month-
Val - More Than Burnt Toast - Bourbon and Brown Sugar Flank Steak w/Garlic-Chive Mashed Potatoes
Jamie - Mom's Cooking Club - Brushetta with Warm Tomatoes

Roz - La Bella Vita - Almond Jelly Roll with Raspberry Filling

I chose to make this Granny Smith, Radish and Radicchio Salad with Orange-Walnut Vinaigrette which caught my eye a couple of months ago in Cooking Light Magazine. I loved the colors in the salad and the combination of these flavors makes a salad that is spicy, crunchy, tart and delicious. The vinaigrette brings it all together, along with the chopped walnuts on top.
The radicchio and radishes were my red foods.

Check out the rest of the menu above- we have two new members joining our Virtual Supper Club this month, Welcome Jerry and Roz!

Recipe for Granny Smith, Radish, and Radicchio Salad


bellini valli said...

This salad really is exceptional Mary Ann. Iwill have to try it myself to experience all the textures and flavours!

Eliana said...

Wow Mary! This salad looks incredible. Love the combination of flavors.

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

We doubled up on the salad's this month... that must be beacuse we are soooo ready for spring!

Ma What's 4 dinner said...

That salad looks exquisite! I'll meet you in your kitchen any day if you bring salad like that!

Lots of yummy love,
Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner

JDeQ said...

This is an amazing sounding salad - just the type that I'd love - full of fruit and veggies . . . what an amazing combination of flavours.

Jamie said...

What a heart healthy salad you made. A great way to get more good for you red food in your diet.