Spinach and Strawberry Salad

It has been far too long since my last post and I have so much to share with you ….

Races {the latest} and upcoming
Giveaway {another cool running product}
Recipes and more recipes {still trying to stick with Paleo} only not 100% {more to follow}
Kids and end of summer and back to school

So basically, now that I am “Home Alone“, I can get caught up and we can get back to chatting.  I am starting off with a new Summer Salad Recipe that my hubby and I have been eating a lot of.  This can be categorized as Paleo since everything in it is okay even the homemade dressing we came up with.

 Spinach and Strawberry Salad
Serves as many as you like

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Ingredients …

Fresh Spinach Leaves
Sunflower Seeds
Pumpkin Seeds
Dried Cranberries *{cranberries are Paleo, but be very careful with dried cranberries as they have added sugar} go for a brand that does NOT add sugar OR go in moderation if you really are a stickler with that.

Dressing …

Balsamic Vinegar
Dijon Mustard

This salad is so pretty and full of color and very filling.  Place all ingredients into a bowl and toss with dressing and enjoy

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Are your kids back in school yet?
What do you think of salads, are you a fan?
Do you prefer fresh spinach or cooked spinach?

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  1. That dressing sounds delicious! I love making my own.
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  2. Simple but yummy! Love mustard and honey in dressings
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  3. I have a Strawberry Fields Salad recipe that is similar. I eat it multiple times/week!
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  4. Delicious!!
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  5. This salad just looks SOOOO good. I am going to have to make it tomorrow. I’m missing the thyme though. Maybe I will through in some peppermint…?
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  6. I love salads! My fiance sometimes gives me grief for my love of rabbit food but I can’t help it, I’ve always loved fruits and veggies (except yellow squash). I really enjoy spinach fresh or cooked. If I cook it I take fresh spinach and cook it with a small amount of butter over the stove. Then I add a couple splashes of lemon juice, a teaspoon of minced garlic while it cooks, and then a couple shakes of kosher salt when I serve it up. So freaking yummy!
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  7. This looks appetizing! I’m not a fan of spinach or most veggies in general 🙁 Do you have alternative replacements?

    PS. I have a new found love for wine. We must go on a wine tasting date!

    <3 your GGSA sister,
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  8. Oh yum! This looks delicious! I love cashews and pumpkin seeds… Especially on a salad to add a crunch. Pinning 🙂
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