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Spinach and Arugula Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing
by Shaleen Pruitt
Spinach and arugula are consider a superfood and is loaded with fiber and lots of vitamins, and minerals. This salad is bursting with flavor, crunch, a sweetness and served with an easy to make salad dressing
Makes 1 large salad or 4 side salads
1 cup baby spinach
1 cup arugula
1/4 cup red bell peppers, diced
5 grape tomatoes, sliced in half
2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons dried cranberries
1/4 cup diced avocados, diced
Salad Dressing Shaker
In a large bowl, toss spinach and arugula together with 2 tablespoon of salad dressing. Place the greens in a large or individual salad bowls. Sprinkle each salad with the bell peppers, the seeds, cranberries and lastly top with the diced avocados.
Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing
1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
2 tbsp. cider vinegar, red wine vinegar or any flavored vinegar
6 tbsp. olive oil or 2 tbsp. garlic olive oil and 4 tbsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp. maple syrup or brown sugar to taste
Pinch of Italian seasoning
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
In a small glass bottle with a top or salad dressing shaker, add the mustard, vinegar, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Shake ingredients vigorously for about 5 seconds. Add the olive oil, shake vigorously for about 10 seconds and make sure all the oil is. Taste the dressing and adjust the seasoning
Healthy Eating Idea
Here is a good item to have when making your SALADS
A Recipe for Hummus Dip
By Ruqquyyah Shareef
I wasn’t a fan of Hummus until I tasted my niece’s version. Her recipe changed my mind and now I’m a big fan.
However, you need more than just the best product you need the best recipe. Simple, Quick and Taste Delicious!
1 (15 oz) can of chickpeas (add about 80% of the liquid)
5 pieces of garlic (or more if you like)
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons Tahini Sesame Paste
Pinch of salt
Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth texture. Taste and adjust seasoning.
Serve with chips or veggies.
That’s all folks Enjoy!!