Spring Salad with Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on April 30, 2012

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As May approaches and spring is in full force, I’m finding excuses to walk everywhere, lugging my camera in tote. I have a blister and sore right shoulder to prove it! Tulips, daffodils, and cherry blossoms are in bloom, tiny green leaves sprout, I’m sneezing like crazy, and our car is a lovely shade of bird poop.

Here are a few of my favourite shots that I took over the past week.

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In addition to going on lots of walks, salads also returned to my life after a somewhat rocky and distant relationship over the winter. All I can say is thank goodness for Green Monsters or my body might not have seen a leafy green from November ‘til March!

I’m finally craving things that look as pretty as it is outside.

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This dressing is inspired by my Strawberry Cherry Basil Smoothie, after falling in love with the flavour combination last year. Into the processor went fresh strawberries and basil, along with fresh lemon juice, a touch of olive oil, pure maple syrup, fine grain sea salt, & black pepper. It’s healthy and light, yet creamy and indulgent tasting. Definitely my new go-to dressing!

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I just spooned it into my mouth over and over while I questioned if making a salad was even necessary. Luckily, the salad took only a few minutes to throw together and I was rewarded with one of my favourite dishes of the season. I can’t think of a better way to welcome May, other than perhaps being surprised with a car wash…

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Spring Salad with Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing

Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free

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Yield
2/3 cup dressing
Prep time
Cook time
0 Minutes

Ingredients:

For the dressing
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp pure maple syrup, to taste
  • fine grain sea salt & black pepper, to taste (I used 1/4 tsp each)
For the salad
  • Slivered almonds, toasted
  • shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted
  • mixed greens
  • strawberries, chopped
  • chiffonade fresh basil

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300F. Toast the almonds for about 7-8 minutes and then remove and add the coconut. Toast another 2-4 minutes, or until lightly golden, watching closely so the coconut doesn’t burn.
  2. In a food processor, add the strawberries, basil, lemon juice, and oil. Process until smooth. Add in the salt, pepper, and maple syrup to taste and process again.
  3. Assemble the salad as desired. Leftover dressing should keep for at least a few days in a sealed container.

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Katie April 30, 2012 at 9:56 am

That looks amazing! Need to incorporate more strawberries in my life =)

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Hanne April 30, 2012 at 10:15 am

yey! looove new dressing ideas- plain old french vinaigrette is getting old ;-)

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Ileana April 30, 2012 at 10:16 am

This salad looks great! Loving the new banner, too.

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 10:43 am

Thank you! I’m still on the fence with the banner…but maybe it will grow on me. :)

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Shay April 30, 2012 at 10:47 am

Keep it! Keep it! It’s so gorgeous!

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Ileana April 30, 2012 at 1:33 pm

Yes!

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Jasper {crunchylittlebites} April 30, 2012 at 2:39 pm

it’s really awesome Angela! I have been excited about it since Friday and it exceeds expectation :) though I like them all!

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Suzie April 30, 2012 at 10:19 am

Yum, this looks delicious! Definitely be giving this dressing a go, thanks for sharing!

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Tracy April 30, 2012 at 10:29 am

Can’t wait to try the dressing, sounds soo yummy. Dressing makes the salad for me- if it isn’t good I have a hard time eating it.

Bird poop is always such a lovely shade this time of year, so is pollen, lol.

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The Mrs @ Success Along the Weigh April 30, 2012 at 10:32 am

I can’t get over those fuzzy goose butts!! Soooo cute!

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 10:43 am

Don’t they just make your heart melt? I wish I could snuggle a handful of them.

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Jill April 30, 2012 at 10:36 am

Wow. This looks like the perfect spring salad! Yummmm!

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Liz @ Tip Top Shape April 30, 2012 at 10:39 am

That dressing is so unique, but it sounds fantastic!!

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Catalina @ Cake with Love April 30, 2012 at 10:39 am

OMG Angela your header is worth a 1000 words, it is so cute and it represents your personality and blog so much! I love it, by the way great salad too, so refreshing and summery!!

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 10:44 am

Thanks Catalina! It was quite the process making it. I’m still not sure if I like it enough to keep it, but I’ll have to see if it grows on me!

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Amanda April 30, 2012 at 10:42 am

Looks like this will be my dinner this evening! Yummm!

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Shay April 30, 2012 at 10:48 am

LOVE the header. Also, your photos are breathtaking! What kind of camera do you use?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 11:28 am

Thank you Shay. My camera info is located on my FAQ page at the top of the blog.

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Laura @ She Eats Well April 30, 2012 at 10:50 am

This salad screams SPRING/SUMMER! And I can nearly taste the strawberries. Thanks for the beautiful inspiration.

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Stephanie April 30, 2012 at 10:50 am

That dressing sounds absolutely delicious! Anything with strawberries AND basil sounds like a match made in heaven to me! I will have to give it a try on my next salad.

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Averie @ Averie Cooks April 30, 2012 at 10:53 am

Great looking salad and dressing idea. Love using strawberries in salads. Such an unexpected little pop!

And what great nature and animal shots. I swear that squirrel is just posing for you…love it :)

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Bjorg April 30, 2012 at 10:54 am

Beautiful pictures!
Love the weather now, just perfect!

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ella @ lifeologia April 30, 2012 at 10:57 am

Beautiful new banner Miss Angela!
Loving the spring salad and the little sweet nature shots ~ makes me want to go out for a walk right now! xo

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Kit-Kat April 30, 2012 at 11:02 am

Strawberries and salad are a great spring combo! I would think that kiwis might be a good add-in as well. I love strawberries and kiwis together! :-)

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 11:28 am

that’s a great idea :)

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[email protected] April 30, 2012 at 11:02 am

Beautiful photography! But I think the dressing might be the prettiest, most decadent part of today’s post!

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Ashley April 30, 2012 at 11:04 am

Aw, love the photo of the three little ducklings!!

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Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table April 30, 2012 at 11:07 am

This salad sounds so refreshing! I love making strawberry purees, but I tend to use them as pancake syrups. How nice to have a salad with the lemon!

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ali janine @ This Ninja Eats Broccoli April 30, 2012 at 11:21 am

Love the new banner! Much better than the one with all the snow, but that’s just because I dislike winter so much ;)

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Alex @ Raw Recovery April 30, 2012 at 11:25 am

I love fruity salad dressings.

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Jo April 30, 2012 at 11:27 am

I can’t wait to try this salad!! Your new banner is GREAT and this vegetarian is excited for your new cookbook!!

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Keri April 30, 2012 at 11:30 am

Yum! Is it possible to have a nutritionally complete dinner made of fruit?

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Carrie April 30, 2012 at 11:33 am

That salad looks right up my alley!!

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Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers April 30, 2012 at 11:40 am

Thanks so much for the recipe! I’ve never made my own dressing, but this seems like a great way to start.

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Deirdre @ ladies holiday April 30, 2012 at 11:42 am

Does that squirrel have a big nose/snout or is it just the angle? Salad looks delightful!

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Tara April 30, 2012 at 11:48 am

I love your new header!! These photos are so beautiful! Especially the salad!

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Emilie @ Emilie's Enjoyables April 30, 2012 at 12:13 pm

This dressing looks so delicious, I’m already imagining it on a salad with some salmon!

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Andrea @ Vegvacious April 30, 2012 at 12:14 pm

I’m loving your new header! It’s kinda perfect with all the fresh produce that’s arrived so early this year. The pics of those geese babies (are they chicks?!) are sweet. We’ve been seeing lots around our place lately too — ’tis the season!

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Leanne @ Healthful Pursuit April 30, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Yum, looks delicious! I’m a sucker for anything strawberry. Great shots of the outdoors. It’s so beautiful there in Ontario. Alberta has its moments, but we haven’t yet mastered greens. Everything is always brown around here.
Like the header, too!

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kaila @ healthyhelper April 30, 2012 at 12:35 pm

That pic of the ducklings is SO precious!! I love baby animals!

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Lauren @ Oatmeal after Spinning April 30, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Wow- I don’t know what’s more beautiful- the photos of the scenery or the salad itself! I always make my own salad dressing (and it’s never the same twice!). I have a formula of throwing some kind of fruit, nut, almond milk and vinegar and whatever herbs into the VItamix and hoping something good comes out of it (and it always does!).

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[email protected] KatieDid April 30, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Yes I made a strawberry basil pesto last year and it was the same flavor profile and I remember it being just incredible. This reminds me of that… I’m in a rut with dressings too lately. Gonna need to whip one together so I can keep getting my greens in.

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Carrie @shrinkingcarrie April 30, 2012 at 1:18 pm

This salad looks beautiful, and I can’t wait to try it!

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Ziwase April 30, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Am just so amazed at your creativity.

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Kate April 30, 2012 at 1:25 pm

So appreciate on-going healthy suggestions and pretty pics. Thanks for inspiring! What a beautiful thing to offer the world!

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Stacy @ Say It With Sprinkles April 30, 2012 at 1:39 pm

I love unexpected fruity salad dressing combinations! I have such a sweet tooth that sometimes savory oil and vinegar just won’t suffice! =)

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jj April 30, 2012 at 1:49 pm

sounds great! do you think i could sub agave nectar for the syrup?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 3:48 pm

I cant see why not!

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Sharon @ Bit of the Good Stuff April 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm

Your shots of Spring are beautiful and the salad is stunning! Our April has been very cold, with non stop rainfall :( I’m so glad to see that Spring has arrived somewhere in the world!

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DG April 30, 2012 at 2:19 pm

squirrel! you take such lovely pictures.

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Sophie April 30, 2012 at 2:24 pm

this looks so delicious. my mom and i used to have “bunny days” in which we would eat things that bunnies would like. this would fit right in!
sophie
princessrhyme.blogspot.com

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FITskitz April 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm

The photo of your salad is gorgeous, especially with the backdrop of the wooden table. I am fairly new to your blog and am looking forward to making many of your recipes. Dying to try your perfect veggie burger too. I do my best to influence people to eat more vegan meals here in Kansas and beyond:).

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 30, 2012 at 3:48 pm

So happy to hear that, thank you!

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Yellow Haired Girl April 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm

One word: yum. I have no others :) hahaha. Love the new banner!

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Cait's Plate April 30, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Your photos are GORGEOUS!

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Steph April 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm

I will be trying this! Love the new header too!

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Moni Meals April 30, 2012 at 4:40 pm

What a great spring salad! I love the dressing here and so fresh.

Great pics, love the new header, and congrats to the cookbook winner too.

:)

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Meg April 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm

The header is nice, but it looks very fall ish.. like it would have been launched in September.. pretty cool though. Did you take that photo?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 7:57 am

Yea I know what you mean. I think it’s the dark wood background that is throwing me off! I think a lighter background would work better. Yup I took the pictures.

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Kelly April 30, 2012 at 4:51 pm

I love the new banner!! And the rest of your pictures! The recipe sounds good too ; )

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Jenny April 30, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Hey Angela! Salad looks so good! Can’t wait till market season for all the fresh produce :)
I’ll be in Oakville next Tues…….want a running buddy?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 7:58 am

Aw I would but unfortunately I’m still not running due to my knee. Spinning, pilates, & yoga for me right now!

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Jenny May 1, 2012 at 9:07 am

Rats! I’m loving hot yoga right now. Great foil for the running. Rest up and hopefully we’ll get out sometime this summer :)

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 10:12 am

Sounds like a plan :)

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Bridget April 30, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Great photos! I LOVE your new header… its so pretty with all the colors and the wood background. I think its perfect!

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Katie April 30, 2012 at 5:24 pm

This is similar to one of my favorite salads at a local restaurant! It has mixed greens, balsamic roasted asparagus, sunflower seeds, mint, strawberries, goat cheese (which would be omitted in a vegan recipe!) and balsamic vinaigrette. I like your version with the basil too!! Yum!

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Von L. April 30, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Oh thank you, THANK YOU for this dressing recipe. I have a young daughter who has not yet developed a taste for salad. She has disliked every dressing recipe I’ve tried – until today. ALl my kiddos LOVED your strawberry basil dressing and asked me to make it again. Thanks again!

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 7:58 am

That’s great to hear!

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Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope April 30, 2012 at 6:01 pm

I love how spring-like that dressing is! I can’t wait until all the spring produce is out! :)

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stephany April 30, 2012 at 7:32 pm

What type of camera do you use again? You take the best pictures!

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 7:58 am

Thanks Stephany! My camera info is located on my FAQ page at the top of the blog.

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Jocelyn @ Peace Love Nutrition April 30, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Love your new heading! Very creative : )

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Maura @ My Healthy 'Ohana April 30, 2012 at 7:47 pm

Mm…can’t wait to try this combination of strawberry and basil! Love your photos, spring is such a great time of year :)

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Willow April 30, 2012 at 8:05 pm

Beautiful photos! I’m so loving the onset of spring – the lilacs fencing in my back yard are beginning to bloom and they smell INCREDIBLE!
No matter the season, I never stop craving salads… but this looks just perfect for spring. I love the combo of strawberries and basil. Will definitely have to try that vinegraitte!

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Danielle April 30, 2012 at 8:25 pm

This dressing sounds so delicious and fresh! By the way, I love the new header! It’s perfect for spring/summer and gives a nice picnic feel. Keep it up I’m such a huge fan of your blog :)

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[email protected] and Cupcakes April 30, 2012 at 8:51 pm

This salad looks delicious! I love all the bright colors, a perfect summer salad! I need to make that dressing!

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Stephanie @ Legally Blinde April 30, 2012 at 9:16 pm

Love your new blog header!! So creative. And your spring pictures are beautiful – every year I’m so in awe of all the new growth and beauty everywhere that it’s like I’m experiencing spring for the very first time. Your salad + dressing combo sounds wonderful! And I love that little pitcher you have your dressing in – so adorable.

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Megan April 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm

I made this tonight! I love strawberry and basil together, and I have a ton of lemons from my parents’ trees, so this was serendipitous! Loved it, my BF doesn’t even usually care about salad dressing but he was pleased with this too! So lovely and fresh.

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 7:47 am

Glad to hear that Megan!

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Kristin April 30, 2012 at 10:08 pm

That looks super yummy, I wouldn’t have thought to do a fruity dressing, your photos are awesome, Im so happy the weather is starting to get nicer in my area; so I can try this out.

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Molly April 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm

I love spring and summer time food!!! The colors make me happy! I can’t wait to make this salad!

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Jessica @ GardenGastronomy April 30, 2012 at 10:57 pm

Lately I can’t get enough basil in my salads. I’ve been doing an Italian dressing/roasted red pepper/chickpea mix, but this looks good enough to shake me out of my rut! Strawberries are enough of a draw to get me to try almost anything!

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hilarydoubleu April 30, 2012 at 11:05 pm

OH. my. GOSH, Angela. I just made this salad… and at first, I didn’t understand how anyone could love any dressing so much that they would spoon it directly into their mouth—-until I found myself contemplating drinking the tart-basily-strawberry goodness. This is the BEST spring salad EVERRRR. I am so excited to have it for lunch tomorrow. You made my day! :D

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 7:59 am

haha I’m glad you see my point of view!!

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Kirsten May 1, 2012 at 12:57 am

Oh for the love of “yum!” I can’t wait to try this dressing. I’m on a cleanse right now and today is day one of two fasting days and it’s late– and I’m hungry. So this looks like a divine way to jump into a delicious bowl of yummy goodness come Wednesday. Now I’m counting the days!

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Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers May 1, 2012 at 6:21 am

Perfect Salad! I love strawberry salad!! The dressing sounds amazing!!

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Lauren @ What Lauren Likes May 1, 2012 at 6:27 am

love it! Looks so good :)

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Emily (Edible Psychology) May 1, 2012 at 7:10 am

I am probably a few days behind, but I LOVE your new header! And this salad dressing looks delicious.

~Emily~

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 8:00 am

Nope I just added it on the weekend :) Thank you!

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Katrina May 1, 2012 at 7:28 am

This salad looks so yummy! Love it!

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Ashley May 1, 2012 at 8:20 am

great photos! love the bird bums.

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Zestful Lou May 1, 2012 at 8:33 am

I’ve been sick and now I’m PMS-ing….and I have completely lost ALL motivation to workout and eat veggies. I had been doing SO well for about 7 weeks. I went to the gym or for a run EVERYDAY! And my veggie consumption was through the roof! Awesome.

Where or where has my motivation gone? Oh where oh where can it be? With it’s sugar cut short and it’s veggies cut long, oh where oh where can it be?

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Nadiya @ Milk and Honey May 1, 2012 at 9:38 am

Those baby geeze are so cute! I can’t believe that after living in the GTA for around 8-9 years I’ve never seen them before :D So cute <3

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Jen @ Passport to Bliss May 1, 2012 at 11:03 am

Thanks for the recipe Angie! I was trying to come up with creative ways of incorporating strawberries into my life, and this is just the ticket! :)

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Mel May 1, 2012 at 11:25 am

What camera do you use, if you dont mind me asking?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 1, 2012 at 11:35 am

Hey Mel, My camera info is on my FAQ page at the top of the blog: http://ohsheglows.com/faqs/#blogfaq question #10 :)

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[email protected] for the Soul May 1, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Yummmmy! It reminds me of Panera Bread’s strawberry poppyseed salad–so good….And I love those photos, especially that seagull! (?)

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Jan May 1, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Oh that sounds so yummy. I just harvested some wild strawberry plants to add to my garden. I saved the recipe and will try it soon. Love salads! I really enjoy your photography too.

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Kasi May 1, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Made the dressing today, it was delish. And I agree, I am so drawn to this photo. Love it!!!!

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Andrea May 1, 2012 at 3:59 pm

I laughed when I saw this salad recipe as you must have sensed what I bought at the grocery store yesterday. I have all the needed ingredients so I can make this salad for dinner. I’ve made 3 of your other recipes in the past few days and they were all delicious. My father kept commenting on how tasty the strawberry lemondade was. Thank you!

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Amanda @RewildYourLife May 1, 2012 at 6:26 pm

I am eating this dressing as I type this! It is so good…easily going to be a summer go-to dressing!

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Angela @ Happy Fit Mama May 1, 2012 at 7:33 pm

I just bought a carton of strawberries today. I’m making this for lunch tomorrow!

I really like the new banner! It’s cute!

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Traci May 1, 2012 at 7:54 pm

I was just thinking what am I going to do with this basil I’m growing in my herb garden

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Melissa Hill May 1, 2012 at 10:07 pm

I made this dressing tonight for a spinach salad and it was AMAZING! I think I will be keeping a container of it in the fridge for regular use!

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Katie May 1, 2012 at 11:40 pm

this looks and sounds delicious!

and you take amazing photos!! I absolutley love the one with the 3 ducks walking together and the squirell!

can I ask what camera you use and what setting you put it on?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 2, 2012 at 8:19 am

Hey Katie, My camera info is on my FAQ page at the top of the blog.
The settings I use vary with each shot, but I shoot in manual & raw mode only.

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Katie May 2, 2012 at 3:13 am

That dressing looks sublime! I can’t wait till the local strawberries appear in my corner of the world so I can go crazy making it.

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Erica May 2, 2012 at 5:12 am

(1) That photo of the light coming through the trees is divine!
(2) I must make this salad dressing immediately.

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Gabrielle @ Marathons and Macarons May 2, 2012 at 6:44 am

That salad looks incredible! I bought beautiful strawberries at the market this morning, and this looks like a perfect way to use them.

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Krista May 2, 2012 at 2:35 pm

mmmm that looks fantastic!!! definitely going to have to give it a try!

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Amber from Slim Pickin's Kitchen May 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Awwwww!!!! I love baby ducks! My hubs has some at his work and he sends me pictures of them all the time. We also have a duck pond right down the street from our house that we walk to a lot, but we haven’t seen any babies there yet :( I love strawberry salads (especially with goat cheese! I know that doesn’t float your boat), and I’m going to definitely make this dressing soon! I JUST finished off the last bit that I had making a chocolate pie :/

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Sarah @ The Healthy Diva May 2, 2012 at 5:49 pm

This looks totally delicious! In Australia we are going into winter. Do you think I could use frozen strawberries for the dressing?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 3, 2012 at 7:13 am

would imagine that you could, although you might need to use a bit less since they probably contain more water with being frozen and all.

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Coral May 2, 2012 at 6:23 pm

I made a spin on this salad with balsalmic instead of strawberry for the vinaigrette for our vegetarian potluck. Thanks for the inspiration!!!!!

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[email protected] May 2, 2012 at 10:00 pm

Nice spring Vitamin C and iron rich spring salad!

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Susan May 2, 2012 at 10:15 pm

I love salad and can’t wait to make this one! Thanks for the healthy inspiration!

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Johanna Jacobsen May 4, 2012 at 5:46 am

Wow – that salad looks wonderful! I can’t wait to try it….thanks for sharing. And I love your pictures too! What kind of camera do you use?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 4, 2012 at 7:36 am

Hey Johanna, My camera info is on my FAQ page (at the top of the blog) I think its question #10. Cheers!

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Liz @ IHeartVegetables May 4, 2012 at 2:07 pm

I’m SURE fresh would be best, but do you think this would be possible to do with frozen strawberries??

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 4, 2012 at 2:55 pm

cant see why not! You might have to decrease the amount if using frozen since they will likely produce more water?

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Jessica May 6, 2012 at 12:20 am

We tried this salad out tonight and it was a hit with the family:)

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 7, 2012 at 11:20 am

Thanks for letting me know Jessica!

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h May 6, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Ahh this looks so amazing. I will have to try this!

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Meenakshi May 7, 2012 at 7:26 am

Hi Angela,

I love your recipes and i keep trying them often. I was wondering if you could possibly be able to post in the calories/nutritional value in the recipes especially salads and main course. I would really like to know if I am getting enough protien/carbs from that meal.
I know it’s a task but coming from you would make it so easy on me.

Love,
Meena

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julie May 14, 2012 at 3:59 pm

I am not a salad person… I often think of salads as punishment… but THIS WAS AMAZING! I used dried basil since it was all I had on hand and the dressing turned out more like a yummy tangy strawberry smoothy! I loaded it with tons of the toasted almonds/coconut. Peeeeerfect summer salad!

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barb June 6, 2012 at 6:47 pm

i just made the dressing and it rocks! I’m going to use it on chicken as well.

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marika July 9, 2012 at 12:28 am

Just made this salad – delish!!

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Kenny Marsh December 19, 2012 at 7:42 am

What a beautiful collection of pictures, and a really tasty looking dish – gonna have to do this sometime. Thank you x

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Christina April 22, 2013 at 10:58 am

Yummy! I have PLENTY of salad greens (I’m currently growing two separate lettuce blends), and love the other flavors you incorporated as well. Toasting the almonds and the coconut would work just as well on the stove top with a dry skillet!

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Lauren April 25, 2013 at 4:03 pm

Made this salad for lunch yesterday….and ate it again today…( and I think I actually dreamed about it!) So fresh, so delicious. My new fav!

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Tracey Grimes May 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm

I made this salad and dressing this past weekend and I LOVED it! I used spring lettuce mix along with some arugula and I wish I hadn’t added the arugula. It took away from the basil. But still I really enjoyed it.

I found that the basil and strawberry together was such a unique combination, and I purposely look for recipes like this. I get tired of same old boring flavors.

So, THANK YOU Angela! Keep sharing those yummy recipes.

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Milly April 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Wow this looks really good! I am now trying out with different flavours and I find strawberries to be a really good addition to salads :)
Look I even experimented on my own as well: http://sevenseasaway.com/colourful-summer-salad-eat-your-flowers/

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Cassandra August 21, 2015 at 1:40 pm

Is it alright if I use a blender for the dressing? I currently don’t have a food processor and they can be very expensive :(

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