Citrusy Pecan Garbanzo Couscous: A Salad For Cold Weather
Category: Soups & Salads | Blog URL: http://ginnymahar.blogspot.com/2009/10/citrusy-pecan-garbanzo-couscous-salad.html
This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.
Photo: Ginny Mahar
When the temperature drops, so does my salad consumption. I live in Alaska, and the only iceberg I want to see in winter months is the type that fell off a glacier. Even though plenty of cooked vegetables make their way into our cold-weather meals, my body craves the vitality of raw fruits and vegetables, minus their chill; hence, the salad conundrum of summer’s end.
Here's one solution. It's crisp, crunchy, nutty, and warm. It also happens to be vegan.