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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Forever Summer Salad

What to do with all those cucumbers? How about a delicious and fresh dinner salad.


1 Organic avocado, removed from skin,deseeded and cut into cubes
1 Organic English cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
2 cups organic fresh strawberries, washed, trimmed and cut in halves
1/2 lb. fresh shrimp (buy the kind that has already been deveined)
1 organic lime, juice of
2 Tbsp. extra virgin Olive oil
salt, to taste
fresh ground pepper, to taste


1. Cook the shrimp by dropping them into boiling water and leaving in the water for 3 and 1/2 minutes. Take them out of the pot when done and rinse them in cold water to cool them down.

2. In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Set aside.

3. Place the cooked shrimp, cucumber, cut strawberries and avocado in a large bowl, pour the dressing over and toss lightly. adjust salt and pepper. Serve it right away.

oh yummith!


  1. so fresh and simple. i never would have thought to put strawberries in a salad like this. definately summer in a bowl.

  2. it really is a nice mix. very fresh