RECIPES: Salad Dressings

Summertime. Sun dresses and sandals. Sunshine and beach time.  And no better time than summer for salads. Hit your local farmer’s market for fresh produce and make gorgeous salads all summer long.  Here is a list of my favorite simple, clean salad dressings to keep your salads sumptuous .

 

SOP IT UP Salad Dressing

Cilantro and Lime Dressing

Magic Avocado Dressing

RECIPE: Shrimp & Pasta Salad

Summertime. Beach trips and Bar-BQs. What’s on your picnic table?

If you are lucky enough to get fresh caught shrimp, give this taste bud-pleasing recipe a go.

 

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INGREDIENTS:

1/2 pound peeled and cooked shrimp (cook with butter and garlic!)

1 cup organic cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cup  Penne Pasta or Quinoa, cooked

6 large Basil Leaves, chopped

1/4 cup olive oil, extra virgin

1/4 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated

Pinch of sea salt, to taste

Dash of crushed red pepper, to taste

Toss all the ingredients together into an attractive serving bowl with a lid to store in the fridge, in the unlikely event there are left-overs!