From the garden: A summery strawberry salad

Summery Strawberry Salad

It’s too hot to cook, right?  Add this summery strawberry salad to your dinner schedule this week – a favorite of many at Welia Health!  It’s packed with protein and fiber – a sure way to jazz up your dinners.

Summer Strawberry Salad

Ingredients
  • 1-½ cups walnut pieces
  • 1 pint strawberries, quartered
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag iceberg salad
  • 1 (5 ounce) bag baby spinach
  • 1 (4 ounce) container crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread walnuts on a baking sheet.
  2. Toast in preheated oven until walnuts start to turn golden brown and become fragrant, 5 to 7 minutes. Let cool, about 5 minutes.
  3. Toss toasted walnuts, strawberries, iceberg salad, baby spinach, feta cheese, red onion, and black pepper together in a large bowl.

Source: allrecipes.com


Honey-Cider Poppy Seed Dressing

Instead of buying salad dressing, try making your own! This one takes just 10 minutes and it’s the perfect complement to the strawberry salad.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried (ground) mustard
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
Directions
  • Combine all ingredients in a jar (at least pint-size).
  • Shake well.
  • Enjoy!

Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks in an airtight container or jar.

Source: Cafe Sucre Farine