So, a lot of questions are coming up about produce in season.  Some of the foods in season right now are: Figs, Pears, Apples, Tomatoes, Eggplant and Squash.  (so yummy!!)  It's really important to eat what is in season.  They are the items that are going to taste the freshest and the best!  I've given you guys a couple recipes already that use these ingredients.  I thought today I'll give you one of my favorite pear recipes!  It's super easy, fresh and healthy!  Here you go! 

Roasted Pear and Arugula Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette 

What you’ll need: 

 2 firm pears 

 ¼ cup honey

 ¾ cup toasted or candied walnuts 

 ¾ cup gorgonzola or blue cheese 


 ½ cup olive oil

 6 tbsp red wine vinegar 

 1 tbsp minced shallots 

 ½ tsp salt 

 ½ tsp pepper 

 pinch of sugar 

 What you’ll do: 

 Bake pear halves brushed with honey for 15 minutes in a 375 oven until golden
Slice into slices and set aside
Whisk vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and shallots, slowly drizzle in the olive oil
Toss dressing with Arugula
Plate the Arugula, lay slice pear on top, sprinkle with cheese and nuts