Harvest Rainbow Salad Plate

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This is a perfect salad to enjoy in the colder weather. It’s fresh and crisp like a mid-summer salad but with added warmth and heartiness thanks to a heap of steamy red lentils, chickpeas and warm brussels sprouts.  It’s the time of year when the fall crops are dwindling down and you want to make use of the last bits and pieces that you can pick fresh from you garden or buy locally and at the same time satisfy the cold weather induced cravings that hit at this time of year. This salad is a perfect balance of the seasons; a mixture between fresh fall produce and heavier, more winter appropriate foods. Fresh local spinach, shredded purple carrots, swiss chard, avocado, and crunchy celery are mixed with warm brussels sprouts, steamy lentils, and chickpeas and topped with sesame seeds, orange vinaigrette, and a scoop of spicy soy yogurt.

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