Refreshing Strawberry

Refreshing Strawberry

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By Taghreed’ Odeh, Food Exper



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As Jordan’s weather heats up, my family looks for cold, thirst-quenching drinks and snacks. This refreshing strawberry-filled drink, salad and dessert are fast and easy to make!

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Strawberry Mojitos

(Full of flavour and alcohol-free)

Ingredients

1 cup fresh strawberries, cut into halves

¼ cup fresh mint

Sugar to taste

1 L soda water

1 lemon, cut into slices

1 cup ice

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Directions

Place the strawberries and sugar into the juicer jar and crush. Add the mint, lemon slices, soda water and the ice

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Spinach & Strawberry Salad

Ingredients

4 cups baby spinach leaves

1 pack fresh strawberries sliced

1 cup feta cheese, cut into small cubes

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For the dressing

¼ cup lemon juice

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 tsp pomegranate molasses

¼ cup olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

1 garlic, minced

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 cup walnuts

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Directions

Place spinach in a serving bowl and top with the sliced strawberries and feta cheese. Put all dressing ingredients in a jar and mix well to combine. Top with caramelised walnuts* and serve.

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*To make the caramelized walnuts, place walnuts in a pan, sprinkle with brown sugar and put on medium to low heat until sugar is dissolved and coats the walnuts. Place on parchment paper to cool

Strawberry Popsicles

Ingredients

1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)

½ cup milk

½ cup yoghurt

2 tbsp sugar

20g cream cheese

1 tsp vanilla

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Directions: Mix all ingredients in a blender and put in Popsicle moulds. Freeze overnight

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You can contact Taghreed ‘Odeh at Taghreed.odeh@gmail.com