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Recipe: Nordic Winter Salad

Making Nordic Winter Salad

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Making Nordic Winter Salad

Introduction

Freyja’s Feast

On the tenth day of Yuletide, honor the radiant goddess Freyja with a culinary tribute—Nordic Winter Salad. This vibrant dish, adorned with winter ingredients, captures the essence of Freyja’s grace and love for nature. In this article, we’ll guide you through the ingredients, instructions, preparation and cook time, explore the magical properties associated with Yuletide, and craft a spell to honor Freyja on your December 29th celebration.

Spell to Honor Freyja

As you prepare and enjoy the Nordic Winter Salad, honor Freyja with gratitude and love. While savoring each bite, speak a spell-like:

“Freyja, radiant goddess of love and grace,

In this salad, your presence we embrace.

Winter’s bounty, nature’s delight,

In your honor, we share this feast tonight.”

May the Nordic Winter Salad be a tribute to Freyja’s love and warmth on your December 29th celebration, filling your heart with joy and appreciation for the divine feminine.

Magical Properties

Winter Greens: Symbolize Freyja’s connection to nature, embodying life and vitality.

Butternut Squash: Represents warmth and comfort, mirroring Freyja’s nurturing presence.

Pomegranate Seeds: Signify love, fertility, and the divine feminine.

Sliced Beets: Connect to the earth’s energies, symbolizing Freyja’s grounding influence.

Goat Cheese: Adds a touch of Freyja’s sweetness and unity to the magical mix.

Candied Pecans: Represent prosperity and the richness of life.

Balsamic Vinaigrette: Signifies transformation, as the flavors meld and harmonize.

Nordic Winter Salad
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Recipe

Recipe – Nordic Winter Salad

Freyja’s Feast – On the tenth day of Yuletide, honor the radiant goddess Freyja with a culinary tribute—Nordic Winter Salad. This vibrant dish, adorned with winter ingredients, captures the essence of Freyja’s grace and love for nature.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Salad
Season: Winter, Yule
Keyword: Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Theo, Witch

Ingredients

  • 4 cups mixed winter greens kale, arugula, spinach
  • 1 cup roasted butternut squash cubed
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup sliced beets precooked or roasted
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup candied pecans
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare Ingredients: Roast butternut squash cubes until tender. Cook or roast beets and slice them.
  • Assemble the Salad: In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed winter greens, roasted butternut squash, pomegranate seeds, sliced beets, crumbled goat cheese, and candied pecans.
  • Dress the Salad: Drizzle the balsamic vinaigrette over the salad. Toss gently to coat the ingredients evenly.
  • Season to Taste: Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss again, ensuring the flavors are well-balanced.

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