Our Daily Bread

Monday, August 29, 2011

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients:

strawberries
bag of baby spinach
sliced almonds
raspberry vinaigrette dressing (store bought)

Directions:

1. Rinse spinach.
2. Remove caps from strawberries and rinse.
3. Use egg slicer to slice strawberries.
4. Layer salad (choose the amount you want for each layer)

spinach
sliced strawberries
sliced almonds

5. Drizzle dressing on top of salad.

Mama Sherri's Simple Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

This is a fun salad to serve in the fall...or in our case, anytime!

Ingredients:

chopped Romaine lettuce
diced Fuji apple
diced Granny Smith apple
chopped pecans
dried cranberries
bleu cheese crumbles
diced grilled chicken

Pomegranate Vinaigrette dressing
1 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp.balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

Make dressing:
1. Boil pomegranate juice approximately 9-10 minutes, until it is reduced to 1/3 cup.
2. Remove from heat.
3. Stir in sugar, salt, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
4. Set aside to cool.

Layer salad (use however much you like for each layer):
1. chopped Romaine lettuce
2. diced Fuji apple
3. diced Granny Smith apple
4. chopped pecans
5. dried cranberries
6. bleu cheese crumbles
7. diced grilled chicken