Thursday, March 20, 2008
Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Mandarin Oranges
This is a great summer salad my Step Mom used to make, it is quick, easy and very tasty!
You will need
Spinach (I use bagged, organic)
Small can of Mandarin Oranges, drained
Fresh strawberries sliced
Chopped almonds, or whatever kind of nut you likePoppy seeds (optional)
Arrange your spinach in a bowl and add the oranges, sliced strawberries, and almonds.
For the dressing
1/3 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup olive oil or whatever your favorite oil is
2 tsp champagne vinegar (you could use rice wine)
2 tsp vanilla yogurt (this gives the dressing body)
2 tsp honey
Fat teaspoon of Dijon mustard
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp poppy seeds (optional)
*Whisk the dressing until well incorporated and dress your salad
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