Spinach Salad

1/2 c. slivered almonds
2 tbsp. sesame seeds
2 qts. fresh spinach
1/8 tsp. thyme
1/4 c. grated carrots
1/8 tsp. onion salt
1/4 c. fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. basil leaves

*TOAST almonds at 400° for 5 minutes or until lightly toasted. Carefully tear spinach
into bite-sized pieces. ADD carrots. COMBINE remaining ingredients and shake in a jar.
TOSS spinach, carrots and almonds with dressing just before serving.
YIELDS: 6–8 servings.
VARIATION: add cherry tomatoes.
*Watch almonds closely to prevent burning!