11/8/10

Are you sick of all the pumpkin talk yet?

It goes without saying that the blog world has been overcome by pumpkin fever. 'Tis the season, as they say. I've seen pumpkin muffins, scones, oatmeal, smoothies, squares, pies, cookies, bread, lattes and the list goes on. No wonder there is a pumpkin shortage! (I read somewhere today that grocery stores won't let shoppers purchase more then 2 cans of pumpkin at a time due to a supply/demand issue!) But I must join in on the pumpkin love affair with this:



Meet the Country Garden salad by Dole, otherwise known as my favorite thing in life right now! The salad itself could be a little more substantial (I usually throw in spinach and extra carrots) but what really makes me swoon is the add-ons. What's not to love about dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds and a delicious pumpkin vinaigrette dressing. *Drool*




I can't describe to you how much I adore this salad or how sad I will be when it goes out of season so-to-speak.




Coupled with a yummy veggie burger, topped with spinach, tomato and homemade guacamole and dinner was a tasty success!! Don't ya love it when that happens?


So tell me, whats your favorite pumpkin inspired food?

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7 comments:

  1. I really want to buy a bag of this to take to work tomorrow! It would be so much more enjoyable than my usual. I love pumpkin seeds! I think they are the best part of the pumpkin.

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  2. Oh, yes I am part of this pumpkin craze. I love adding pumpkin to pancakes and also sprinkling pumpkin seeds on a variety of meals. So good.

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  3. That looks FABULOUS!

    I love pumpkin seeds!! And pumpkin spice lattes :-)

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  4. Ohhh I have been sick of all the pumpkin! I call it the "fall tyranny of the pumpkin" ! Its like no other produce happens in the Fall around here. That said, my fav is the pumpkin latte. Homemade, that is :)

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  5. Since my oatmeal yesterday, I've decided to take a two week break from consuming pumpkin. It will make pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving taste that much better. And why haven't I seen this cool salad mix yet?

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  6. I haven't seen that salad mix in stores, but I think I'll be on the hunt for it now. I haven't really had pumpkin in anything. Too scared to get addicted, I think.

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  7. mmm... you actually have me craving that salad... and I didn't even know craving a salad was possible :) I <3 pumpkin seeds!

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