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

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.

sliced strawberries
slivered or sliced almonds

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!