eat your greens

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bon soir from the newark airport. more travel delays means no pug-cuddling tonight (boo!), an early morning return to dc, and e-mail catch up at the airport rather than the comfort of freshly painted chez moi.

on july 4, beau and 2 friends headed to an indie theatre in portland to see food, inc. if you haven’t seen it yet, i HIGHLY recommend the film. eye-opening! in the interim, learn 10 simple steps toward more mindful eating including eating at home, support your local farmer’s markets, know where your food comes from, buy organic, and more. choose humane eating and meatless mondays.

to help you along the green path, i wanted to share this AMAZINGLY yummy, yummy salad courtesy of diane renzulli via childhood friend mandie desmond:

1 bag spinach
1 pint strawberries (i use a quart)
toasted slivered almonds–lightly browned

1/2 cup sugar (you don’t need this much!)
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp worstechere sauce
1 and 1/2 tsp minced onion
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp sesame seeds
1/2 tsp poppyseeds

delightful goodness. enjoy!