Food Fashion and Flow: Berry Red   

Monday, February 28, 2011

Berry Red

Vintage Denim Jacket: thrifted, Red Dress: New York and company, Scarf: Steinmart, Ring: F-21

Whats not to love about these sassy lace up boots?

This ring adds the perfect color pop to this dress

I thought the perfect drink to accompany this salad was sparkling water mixed with Acai and Cranberry Juice. Delicious!

Time to dine by the pool....Happy Eating. 

Strawberry Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette

This salad is healthy, delicious and quick! Strawberries add a nice sweet and tart dimension to salads.
This salad is colorful and full of lots of healthy veggies. Sweet, Savory and Delicious. A salad that is good to you and good for you! The Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette adds another layer of flavor to the salad.  Whenever I get the opportunity, I love to make my own salad dressings. They are surprisingly
easy to make and keep in the refrigerator for weeks. Homemade salad dressing, Trumps 
anything you can buy from a bottle. 

Approximately 5 oz mixed baby greens washed and dry (spring mix)
Approximately 5 oz romaine lettuce
5 oz. Feta Cheese
1 Pint Strawberries washed and sliced
Candied Walnuts (the Trader Joes brand is awesome)
Cooked Shrimp

Combine salad greens Feta Cheese and Strawberries.  Sprinkle with
camdied walnuts and place cooked shrimp on top of salad greens.

Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette
1 cup olive oil 
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/2 pint fresh strawberries halved
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried Tarragon
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 Tablespoon sugar

In a blender or food processor, mix olive oil, strawberries, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper, Tarragon and sugar. Blend until smooth.  Toss Salad greens with vinaigrette. 



Randy said...

Excellent afternoon snack!

Catina said...

Love it!! The ring is to die for and those boots? You owe me orange crush boots!! Your snack looks like something that came out of a magazine!

Dhalia Rodriguez said...

You look great in these pics...that third pic is super cute....glad you held that balance.


MalanB™ said...

This Strawberry Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette recipe just made me a follower! Great post!

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