Strawberry Vinaigrette

I 1/4 cup strawberries, with tops removed

2 tablespoons raspberry or balsamic vinegar ( i prefer the modern balsamic)

2 TBSP brown sugar

1/3 cup olive oil

1  tsp fresh lemon juice

pinch of sea salt

dash fresh ground pepper

process in a blender or food processor until smooth.


Serve with the mixed greens and arugula.  Is also very tasty with goat cheese and jicama

Is also delicious served over ice cream!




Karen Redmond received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree of Science in Health and Fitness Promotion from Marymount University. She has been working in the health and fitness field for 20 years. She is a Master CHEK Practitioner and Holistic Health and Lifestyle Coach. Currently she is studying with Guy Voyer, D.O. studying Osteopathy in the Soma Training and Soma Therapy and ELDOA Programs. Karen is the owner of North Shore Smart Bodies located in Northbrook, Illinois. Specializing in corrective exercise, holistic lifestyle and nutrition coaching, she sees a wide range of clients including those with orthopedic injuries and back pain. Karen enjoys working with runners and endurance athletes of all levels and all distances. She does blood lactate threshold testing, gait analysis and a musculoskeletal evaluation on all clients. Karen then develops a customized program with myofascial stretching, ELDOAS, stability and strength training. She also works with pre/post natal clients, golfers and other athletes. Karen is a competitive runner and enjoys racing distances from 5k to half marathons.

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