Tuesday, May 5, 2009

summertime recipes


In the summer, what does one usually find an abundance of? Spinach and Strawberries! Here's one more way to use them togather in a most delicious way!

Strawberry Spinach Salad


Dressing:
2 Tbs sesame seeds
1 Tbs poppy seeds
1/4c honey
1/2 c olive oil
1/4 c lemon juice
1/4 tsp paprika
1 Tbs minced onion

Put all in jar and shake, or whisk together in bowl.

Salad:
sliced strawberries
slivered or sliced almonds
spinach

Toss dressing over salad and refrigerate, or just eat like we did :-)

And to drink, a delicious smoothie dessert!

Cinnamon Mango Delight

1-2 c water
1 mango
2 bananas
greens to taste (I use 1/2 bunch)
1 tsp cinnamon

Blend in Vita-Mix. Divine!