Start reveling in the culinary delicacies of fall.
Pear, Beet, and Fig SaladYou will need:
2 pears, chopped
2 large beets
8 ounces (2 packed cups) fresh spinach
6 fresh figs (or 3 dried figs), cut into small pieces
1/4 cup organic hazelnuts or almonds, chopped
2 tablespoons best olive oil
1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat water in a medium size pan, add whole, cleaned beets, bring to a boil and cook for 30 minutes, or until soft.