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Recipe: Beltane Blossom Salad

Beltane Blossom Salad

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Beltane Blossom Salad

Introduction

A symphony of colors and flavors.

As the wheel of the year turns and we welcome the vibrant energies of Beltane, we embrace the arrival of spring in all its splendor. Beltane is a time of celebration, fertility, and the awakening of nature’s vitality. In this recipe for Beltane Blossom Salad, we honor the season’s bounty by crafting a dish that bursts with color, flavor, and the essence of new beginnings. With fresh, crisp ingredients and a touch of magic, this salad embodies the spirit of Beltane and invites you to revel in the joy of renewal and growth.

Spell for Growth and Renewal

As you prepare to enjoy this Beltane Blossom Salad, take a moment to connect with the energies of the season. Visualize yourself surrounded by the vibrant colors and scents of spring, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin and the gentle breeze in your hair. Say the following spell aloud or in your heart:

“By the power of Beltane’s bloom,

I embrace the magic of growth and renewal.

May this salad nourish my body and soul,

And fill me with the vitality of the season’s flow.

As the earth awakens and life begins anew,

I welcome the blessings of growth and true.”

May this Beltane Blossom Salad bring you joy, abundance, and the blessings of the season. Blessed be!

Magical Properties

  • Strawberries: Associated with love and fertility, strawberries are believed to enhance passion and vitality. Their vibrant red color symbolizes the energy of the sun and the fire of Beltane.
  • Edible Flowers: Flowers such as pansies, violets, and rose petals carry the magic of beauty, transformation, and connection to the divine. They add a touch of enchantment to the salad, infusing it with the essence of the season’s bloom.
  • Nuts: Representing abundance and nourishment, nuts are often used in spells for prosperity and growth. Their earthy flavor and crunchy texture ground the salad and evoke the energy of the fertile earth.
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Recipe – Beltane Blossom Salad

As the wheel of the year turns and we welcome the vibrant energies of Beltane, we embrace the arrival of spring in all its splendor. Beltane is a time of celebration, fertility, and the awakening of nature’s vitality. In this recipe for Beltane Blossom Salad, we honor the season’s bounty by crafting a dish that bursts with color, flavor, and the essence of new beginnings. With fresh, crisp ingredients and a touch of magic, this salad embodies the spirit of Beltane and invites you to revel in the joy of renewal and growth.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Season: Beltane
Keyword: Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 350kcal
Author: Theo, Witch

Ingredients

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens such as arugula, spinach, and spring mix
  • 1 cup strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/4 cup edible flowers such as pansies, violets, or rose petals
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or almonds
  • Balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Instructions

  • Prepare the Salad Greens: Wash and dry the mixed salad greens, then place them in a large salad bowl.
  • Add the Fruit: Scatter the sliced strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries over the salad greens.
  • Garnish with Flowers: Carefully scatter the edible flowers over the salad, allowing their vibrant colors to add a touch of beauty and magic.
  • Sprinkle with Cheese and Nuts: Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese and chopped walnuts or almonds evenly over the salad.
  • Drizzle with Dressing: Just before serving, drizzle the balsamic vinaigrette dressing over the salad, tossing gently to coat all the ingredients.
  • Serve and Enjoy: Transfer the Beltane Blossom Salad to individual plates or bowls and serve immediately as a delightful celebration of the season’s abundance.

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