Tasty Asparagus & Strawberry Spring Salad

I first shared this recipe back in April 2017. I’ve updated the post and hope you enjoy it!

You can’t go wrong with asparagus.

I’ve another great asparagus recipe  for you.  This veggie is packed full of vitamins including vitamin A, C, E, K, and B6. If that isn’t enough for you, how about the fact that asparagus can help you lose weight? It is low in calories but high in insoluble fiber, which will help you feel full longer. Asparagus also contains high levels of the amino acid asparagine which helps flush fluid and salt from your body (which can actually help prevent UTI’s). And along those lines asparagus can also help your digestive health and prevent bloating!

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Strawberry Spring Salad

It’s only a couple of weeks until Easter and Passover.  Whether you’re planning a holiday meal or just looking for ideas for dinner, it’s hard to beat a simple salad of fresh mixed lettuce and fresh strawberries.  Right now Florida spring strawberries are still in the markets. If you live in an area that doesn’t have good fresh strawberries in the local stores, pin this recipe for the summer when you can eat fresh local lettuce and strawberries.



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Citrus-Berry Baby Greens Salad

It’s time for another great salad:  baby greens, orange sections, fresh strawberries and blueberries topped with nuts. I’ve made a few arugula salads since fall and this salad was originally made with baby arugula. It works well with arugula (below) or a mix of baby greens with a simple lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil dressing.



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Avocado & Strawberry Salad With Honey Basalmic Vinaigrette

Summer is a time when I indulge in lots of green salads and fresh fruit. Today’s salad is Avocado & Strawberry Salad with mixed baby lettuce leaves, cucumbers, grape tomatoes,  onions, and edible flowers.  Sweet strawberries and creamy avocado make a great combination. Mix in baby greens and edible flowers and it becomes a salad to remember. You can easily personalize it to fit your taste  by changing greens to spinach or what’s in season. Cheese and pecans are optional for great crunch and taste. Top it with balsamic vinaigrette.

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