INGREDIENTS — dressing
½ cup fresh strawberries, washed and cored
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt, plain
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon water
¼ teaspoon salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
INGREDIENTS — salad
4-5 cups romaine, washed, dried and chopped into bite-size pieces (any favorite greens!)
½ cup fresh strawberries, washed and sliced thin
¼ cup roasted walnuts, chopped
¼ cup feta cheese (optional)
freshly ground pepper
Optional protein toppings for a main dish: grilled or blackened chicken, tofu, shrimp
Place all of the dressing ingredients in a blender. Blend for about 30 seconds, or until smooth. If too thick, add another tablespoon of water at a time until desired consistency. Taste and add more ground pepper as desired. Set aside.
Place salad greens in medium salad bowl. Toss with 3-4 tablespoons of prepared dressing. Top with strawberries, walnuts, feta cheese, and protein. Drizzle with and additional 1–2 teaspoons dressing and freshly ground pepper to taste. Makes 4 servings.
THE REBELLIOUS RD
As a longtime promoter of healthy cooking and eating, Amy's focus is on plant-based eating, with a rebellious twist - that she and no one, needs to be perfect.