Project Description


Mixed greens with candied walnut salad and carrot ginger dressing



  • 1 handful mixed greens
  • 1 tomato, cut in wedges
  • ¼ cup candied walnuts
  • 2 tbsp Qia seeds (optional)

Carrot Dressing

  • Makes 2 cups. Preparation time 10 minutes
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp peeled and roughly chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp salt

For the dressing:

In a blender, combine all of the salad dressing ingredients as listed. Bend until completely smooth. When ready to serve salad, put the salad in a large bowl toss together with dressing and serve.

Candied walnut

  • 1 cup walnut halves/pieces (you can also use this recipe for candied pecans)
  • ¼ cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon


Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat, add all ingredients and stir constantly until sugar starts to melt and coat walnuts. Cook for about 5 minutes then transfer to a baking tray with grease paper to cool.

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