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Fennel Roasted Acorn Squash With Quinoa | Playful Cookinglink to Fennel Roasted Acorn Squash With Quinoa

Fennel Roasted Acorn Squash With Quinoa

The temperature is shooting high, the boots and sweaters are barely needed and it’s so beautifully sunny all the time. We are in spring! The day-light-saving, sun kissed dinning hours and the gorgeous cherry blossoms highlighting the streets, I love it all. Looks like finally the rain stopped and sunny days are here to stay. And, so with the first signs of spring, I bring you Fennel Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa. It’s a spring like salad with a hint of flavor from winter.

pasta with shaved carrots and carrot green sauce | Playful Cookinglink to Pasta with Shaved Carrots and Carrot Green Sauce

Pasta with Shaved Carrots and Carrot Green Sauce

A visit to the farmer’s market is inspiring, uplifting and one of the finest ways to start a morning. There is a local one, not too far from our home, that brings lovely spread of seasonal produce every week. On certain Fridays, I worry less about morning cleaning or prepping lunch and instead, I make a trip to the market. I walk pass the stalls at a slow pace, taking time to explore. There are huge bunches of vibrant greens, purple cauliflowers, baby artichokes and tender asparagus all screaming spring. And there in the corner, I see colorful spring carrots…