California Strawberry Salad

California Strawberry Salad
Serves 6
per serving
Calories: 200
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 6.0 g
Total Fat: 15.6 g
2 bags mixed greens (enough for 6 servings)
250 ml fresh strawberries,sliced 1 cup
125 ml pecan halves,toasted 1/2 cup
60 ml red onion,thinly sliced 1/4 cup
125 ml goat cheese 1/2 cup
30 ml poppy seeds 2 tbsp
30 ml lime juice,freshly squeezed 2 tbsp
30 ml Western Classics extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp
15 ml Western Natural organic honey 1 tbsp
  1. Combine greens,strawberries, pecans and onions in large salad bowl.Set aside.
  2. Cut goat cheese into small pieces, about the size of a dime.Roll into small balls and coat with poppy seeds.
  3. Add cheese to salad.
  4. In a small sealed container,shake lime juice together with olive oil and honey until mixed.Drizzle over salad and serve.
  5. Containing less than 80 calories per cup,fresh berries also supply fibre,folic acid,plenty of vitamin C and potassium.
  6. For a complete meal,accompany this salad with a grilled pork chop and a couple slices of fresh Ciabatta bread from our Bakery.
  7. Easy Strawberry Ideas: Top a fruit flan or angel food cake with fresh berries and cream for a light dessert. Add vitality to your breakfast cereal with fresh strawberries. Toss fresh berries into pancake or muffin batter. Dip berries in chocolate for a special treat. Stir fresh berries into plain yogurt. Serve fresh brie and strawberries to your guests. Stock up on berries in season and freeze for later use.