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Old 02-07-2013, 02:19 PM   #1
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Alix's Spinach Salad

5-6 cups washed and dried baby spinach
1/2 long english cucumber diced
handful of chopped snow peas
handful of washed grape tomatoes
1/2 package of smashed ramen noodles
1/2 cup toasted sunflower seeds
cayenne pepper to taste


Dressing:

1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup EVOO
1/2 flavor package from ramen noodle package

Toss the veggies in a bowl, sprinkle cayenne pepper on the veggies and toss so that there is a bit on all the stuff in there. Toss on the smashed noodles and the sunflower seeds. Do not toss the salad, serve as is. Serve the dressing on the side in a pretty bottle so folks can drizzle their own on. This way, the crunchy stuff doesn't migrate to the bottom of the bowl.

Substitutions: I've used paprika instead of cayenne and it is also a hit

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Old 02-07-2013, 06:05 PM   #2
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That sounds so good. Sometimes I really crave spinich salad but have just never been able to come up with a tasty one .. thanks for sharing this !!
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:56 PM   #3
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This does sound good, Alix! Thanks!
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:53 AM   #4
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Love the sound of this :) I'll try it for sure!
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:12 AM   #5
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Sounds nice and healthy, cheers Alix
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:19 AM   #6
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pretty bottle?



i like the idea of the ramen on top, and the cayenne. thanks, alix.
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:14 AM   #7
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pretty bottle?



i like the idea of the ramen on top, and the cayenne. thanks, alix.
Stop being such a BOY! I know you have nice stuff in the house. Use it!

BT, I know you will like the cayenne kick, it was a big hit for Kate and I too.

Hope you all enjoy, post back if you make any alterations that are yummy, I like to try new things.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:47 PM   #8
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you need to have another daughter and name her edith, alix.
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:00 PM   #9
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*groan*

I think Madeleine is pretty glad she didn't get stuck with Edith. I think it would be more appropriate for LP Beier's daughter's than mine. I don't bake many cakes, I'm more a cookie and pie girl.
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Alix's Spinach Salad [FONT=Comic Sans MS]5-6 cups washed and dried baby spinach 1/2 long english cucumber diced handful of chopped snow peas handful of washed grape tomatoes 1/2 package of smashed ramen noodles 1/2 cup toasted sunflower seeds cayenne pepper to taste Dressing: 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup EVOO 1/2 flavor package from ramen noodle package Toss the veggies in a bowl, sprinkle cayenne pepper on the veggies and toss so that there is a bit on all the stuff in there. Toss on the smashed noodles and the sunflower seeds. Do not toss the salad, serve as is. Serve the dressing on the side in a pretty bottle so folks can drizzle their own on. This way, the crunchy stuff doesn't migrate to the bottom of the bowl. Substitutions: I've used paprika instead of cayenne and it is also a hit [/FONT] 3 stars 1 reviews
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