Wednesday, January 10, 2007
WFMW (Strawberry Spinach Salad)

It's time to post yet another WFMW tip. Shannon has requested an "Eating Well" edition of Works-For-Me Wednesday, so I'll offer one of my favorite healthy recipes.



Strawberry Spinach Salad



INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon minced onion
10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced
1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered

DIRECTIONS

In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour.

In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss.

Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

To see other healthy recipes, be sure check out the links over at Shannon's, the creator of Works-For-Me Wednesday.

My past WFMW entries:

Mesh Laundry Bag Uses
12 lbs 'til Christmas
Toddler Healthy Eating Techniques
Reindeer Puppet
Grocery Game website
No Fear Shakespeare
list of age appropriate children's chores
linking within comments
baptism gift
creating blogger categories
alternate use for pot rack
cake decorating tips
unique way to stay connected
cake baking tip
comforts of home while traveling
quenching the thirst of your little one
pie crust made in bulk
hot chocolate kicked up a notch

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22 comments


22 Comments:
At 10:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yum! This looks delicious!

 
At 11:24 PM, Blogger The Lazy Organizer said...

Great photo. I have made this before and it is so delicious as well as being beautiful!

 
At 12:14 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sounds Yummy! Strawberries can get my DS to eat anything!

 
At 6:47 AM, Blogger Magi said...

I had this at a carry-in once, and it was delicious. I'm glad to get the recipe.

 
At 6:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is one of my all time favorite salads....I can add grilled chicken breasts to it and it makes a complete meal....

I have a question for you...I noticed in the past you travel alot with your little one....I'm taking mine to the ocean in October and he will be almost 2 by then....it will be an 11 hour road trip.....any tips for me?

 
At 7:38 AM, Anonymous becky said...

Oh, wow, this sounds and looks delicious! Although, I have nothing to offer this week I am excited to see everyone elses healthy recipes! Thanks for sharing this one!

 
At 8:11 AM, Anonymous gail said...

Looks so good, didn't have the recipe! Thanks for sharing it.

 
At 8:30 AM, Anonymous chelle said...

MMmmm I am so going to make that this week! Looks sooo yummy!

 
At 10:06 AM, Blogger Ribbon Rock Star said...

Sounds tasty! I have been wanting to try one of these salads for awhile. I may give it a whirl this week.

Thanks for posting!

 
At 10:07 AM, Blogger cityfarmer said...

Works for me,too

 
At 11:31 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

yummy, i'll have to give this a try soon.

I hope you don't mind, but I have recently added you to my blog roll.

 
At 2:59 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE spinach. I am so glad that spinach scare is over-it just about killed me. Ha! I can't wait to try this-spinach and strawberries are so yummy together!

 
At 3:51 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What an odd combination! I would never have thought of it myself, but judging by all these comments, I am going to have to give it a go soon. Thanks for that.

 
At 7:59 PM, Blogger Pam said...

Thanks for the recipe. The salad looks so delicious. I cant say I have had a salad with strawberries in it but i am looking forward to trying it. I cant remember if I said this last time, but I love the pictures on your site!

 
At 8:54 PM, Blogger theresa said...

Yum-O, I think after my Daniel Fast I'll give er' a try. Thanks!

 
At 9:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ooooh, that looks really gooood! :D

 
At 5:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for getting back to me so fast....I appriciate all your advice and will keep it close...

 
At 8:31 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh yeah my absolute Favorite SALAD!!! Applebee's used to carry this and stopped for whatever reason.

Strawberries are just coming in season here and I have 2 pts..in the frigde...I have to go get some spinach!!! YUM-O
EaglesWings

 
At 3:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You had me with the sesame and poppy seeds. This really looks absolutely delicious.

 
At 3:40 PM, Anonymous Mike said...

Strawberry and spinach? Wow. You just solve one my problems: How to feed leafy vegetable to my 3-year old, while making it sweet and juicy ... literally.

Have a great day today (and tomorrow, too).

Mike
http://somethingaboutparenting.typepad.com/

 
At 2:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have had this once before and I am so excited to have the recipe now. Thanks for sharing!

 
At 9:05 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a beautiful salad, and it sounds just delicious! I can't wait to try it. Thanks so much for posting it.

Have a blessed weekend! :)

 

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