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Salads: My Favorite Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Janet

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Spinach (or other greens of your choice)
Fresh strawberries, sliced
Toasted pecans (I spread pecans on a cookie sheet and bake them at 400 for 10-15 minutes--cool before using for salad)
Soft goat cheese, crumbled into small pieces

Directions:
Directions:
Put first four ingredients into a big salad bowl. You can toss or just serve with all the strawberries, pecans and white cheese sprinkled over the greens--it's very pretty this way.
Top with poppyseed dressing (see below).

Poppyseed Dressing:

1 C. xylitol (or some other sweetener of your choice)
2/3 C. apple cider vinegar
1/3 C. white or yellow onion
Ĺ tsp. ground mustard (itís an emulsifier)
1 tsp. salt
2 C. grapeseed, almond, or walnut oil
2 Tbl. poppy seeds

Throw the first 5 ingredients into a blender and blend together till smooth. With the motor running,
slowly pour in the oil. It should become creamy and thick. Turn motor off, add poppy seeds, and pulse
to stir them in. Itís ready!

You can keep this dressing in the fridge for a good long time. Just pour into a dressing jar or other
container and refrigerate. But I guarantee it wonít last long enough to spoil Ė youíll eat salad every day
with this dressing!

 

 

 

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