Fruity Summer Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Lime Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Fruity Summer Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Lime Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Have you ever taken a Zumba class?  Oh my goodness!  SO.MUCH.FUN.

I used to take jazz dance classes when I was a kid.  I was totally the chubbiest little girl in class, but whatever, I loved it.  I wasn’t a dancer, per se.  I just took dance classes.  Well, class.  Once a week.  And sadly this was the only real exercise I got.  I was not very athletic or energetic with physical activity, and preferred to focus most of my energies on my schoolwork.  I was a total geek.  By junior high, my adolescent self-esteem issues really started cropping up, and those skinny dancer girls and tight, lycra costumes, most often in colors like this…

Ingredients

  • Juice and zest from one lime
  • 1 t olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • About ½ lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Romaine or mixed greens
  • 2 c fruit (I used equal parts mango, pineapple, and watermelon)
  • 2 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 T pine nuts, toasted
  • Strawberry Lime Poppyseed Vinaigrette
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