Soups + Salad

Springtime Strawberry Salad

Spring berry season makes it easy for us to eat more greens. Adding colorful fruit to your salads bring not only a
nice burst of color but also added nutrition. Antioxidant rich strawberries pack a healthy dose of vitamins,minerals
and fiber. And the pumpkin seeds give you energy and iron. Make this today and welcome spring and summer!

Springtime Strawberry Salad

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Serves: 2­4 depending on size

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for the Salad
  • 1-2 heads of salad greens or a small box of pre-washed greens (I used soft, tender mesclun mix & baby spinach)
  • 2 large handfuls of fresh organic strawberries, washed and sliced thin
  • ½ a cucumber, diced small
  • ¼ cup of pumpkin seeds
  • For the dressing:
  • ½ cup of cashews, soaked for at least 30 minutes or overnight
  • ¼ to a ½ cup of filtered water (depending how thin you like your dressing)
  • 1-2 cloves of raw garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar (strawberry blush vinegar, apple cider or white wine)
  • 1-2 tablespoons of honey
  • Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

1

Start by soaking your cashews in a small bowl. Set aside.

2

Prepare all your salad greens, wash and place in a large bowl or on individual plates.

3

Next chop up your cucumbers and strawberries. Divide up on individual salads plates or onto a large salad bowl.

4

Add in your pumpkin seeds and sprinkle on plates or on salad bowl.

5

Then in a food processor or high-powered blender combine all your salad dressing ingredients. Adding the water a little at a time, and blend until it’s as creamy as you like it. Add more water if necessary.

6

Season with salt and fresh ground pepper. Stir to combine.

7

Place in a small container and pour desired amount over salads. Toss the dressed salad and enjoy!

8

Store the rest of the dressing in a sealed container in the fridge for future use.

Notes

Preparation Time: 10­-15 minutes

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