Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Hump Day Afternoon Delight: Two Fruity Salads to Toss!

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No more cakes for you!  Just kidding about that, but seriously, today we aren't doing a cake recipe.  It's hot today and I didn't want to post something that required anyone to turn an oven on.  Once again (you know this spiel if you are a regular around here) today's recipe comes from one of the most amazing and creative people ever, Miranda Crane.  Back in 2008 Miranda created my favorite Livejournal Community ever, arty_chokes, which is a community for step-by-step vegetarian recipes.  The community has sadly been dormant for quite some time, but both Miranda and myself are hoping it will make a comeback with a little bit of pimping.  With Miranda's permission, over the next few weeks I'm going to feature some of her personal top recipes from arty_chokes here at Aias Dot Ca.   If you have a Livejournal, please check the community out and participate in raising it from the dead! Additionally, if you love this recipe and you love pictures of tasty food, please check out Miranda's Flickr where she posts images of her food as well as the recipes!

So without further delay I present to you:

Two Fruity Salads

Salad Number One: Strawberry Almond Salad
Ingredients for salad:

fresh spinach
green leaf lettuce
fresh strawberries
sliced almonds

Ingredients for dressing:

2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp white wine vinegar or champagne vinegar
1 tsp of whole grain mustard or german mustard
just over 1 tsp of honey


Add 1 tsp of mustard to 2 tbsp of olive oil and 2 tbsp of vinegar

Add honey
whisk, set aside

wash spinach, lettuce and strawberries, chop/rip up
and you're done!
Salad Number One: Strawberry Almond Salad

Ingredients:
fresh rasberries + blueberries
lettuce
rasberry vinegrette
sunflower seeds
vinigrette




Add it all together and you get...





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