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Monday, February 9, 2009

fruit & poppy seed salad

This is probably our favorite "everyday", low-maintenance salad around here.



FRUIT & POPPY SEED SALAD

1 pkg. baby spinach or mixed greens (about 8 oz.)
1 pkg. strawberries, hulled & quartered
2 apples, diced
1 medium cucumber, cute in half & sliced
craisins
sliced toasted almonds
bottle of poppy seed dressing (we like Briannas brand)

Put the greens in a large bowl. Add all of the sliced & diced fruit. Add a little dressing at a time so it's not too much and then top with the sliced almonds just before serving (to keep them crunchy).

14 Comments:

Blogger Jen T said...

Looks yummy! Thanks for sharing!

February 9, 2009 at 4:46 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

This looks really good. Thanks!

February 9, 2009 at 6:04 PM  
Blogger Leslie Murphy said...

This is a spring favorite around here too. One thing we add is some sliced kiwi and mandarin oranges. :)

February 10, 2009 at 9:37 AM  
Blogger Kim H. said...

yummy!

February 10, 2009 at 2:07 PM  
Blogger momoftwo said...

This looks SO good!! I can't wait for spring here in NJ!!!

February 10, 2009 at 5:38 PM  
Blogger smileyfish76 said...

Do any of you think this would be a similiar salad to the one that is seasonal at Panera's??? It looks much like it, if you add blueberries and mandarin oranges.

February 13, 2009 at 6:39 AM  
Blogger Janel said...

Hi Becky--this is Janel, Brooke's sis-in-law...thought I'd check out your fun blog!...Brooke told me about it. Thanks for the great salad recipe--I think it's the one we had at the party?? Anyway, thank you also for the scrapbooking magazine--it's great to get some new ideas. Thanks for your help and generosity.

February 26, 2009 at 11:51 PM  
Blogger Karen W said...

Thanks for sharing this recipe. I am looking forward to trying it.

March 11, 2009 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger Max Wilson said...

We just found Brianna's Dressing yummmy!

March 18, 2009 at 4:39 PM  
Blogger g said...

this is delicious! i made it tonight using arugula for the greens- just awesome!

March 23, 2009 at 7:53 PM  
Blogger Pair of Writers said...

A friend of mine made this salad over the weekend at a crop and it was a big hit! It was yummy and I can't wait to make it myself!

May 5, 2009 at 8:05 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Along with making your Oreo Delight I am making this for tomorrow's Canada Day BBQ - looks yummy!!

Carolyn
Kitchener ON
Canada

June 30, 2009 at 4:52 PM  
Blogger Christi said...

This is my family's new favorite salad! Just delicious.

November 18, 2009 at 11:02 AM  
Blogger GreenJello said...

If your family goes through Brianna's dressing as fast as mine does, it can sure get expensive! I just figured out a copycat version that's close enough to please my eaters.

http://greenjelloland.blogspot.com/2010/01/sweet-poppy-seed-dressing.html

Definitely cheaper than buying at the store!

January 5, 2010 at 7:20 AM  

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