What better thing to have for a light dinner than a fabulous, hearty salad.  This salad basically happened by throwing all my favorite things on a platter and that's it : )  Sometimes you just need those nights.  

1111Beet and Avocado Salad

What you'll need:


1 beet, check out this post if you've never cooked one

a handful of cherry tomatoes

an avocado 

pomegranate seeds, check here to learn to de-seed a pomegranate

shallot vinaigrette:


 ½ cup olive oil

 6 tbsp red wine vinegar 

 1 tbsp minced shallots 

 ½ tsp salt 

 ½ tsp pepper 

 pinch of sugar, or some agave nectar 

What you'll do:

mix all the ingredients up and serve : )