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Strawberry and Spinach Salad

Strawberry and Spinach Salad


  • 1 Lb. Fresh Baby Spinach
  • 2 Cups Strawberries, sliced
  • 3/4 Cup red onion, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. Walnuts (optional)
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 2 tsp Poppy Seeds


  1. Wash and dry the baby spinach.
  2. In a large bowl, blend together the spinach, sliced strawberries, and red onion.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, sugar and poppy seeds.
  4. Pour the dressing over the spinach blend just before serving. Toss gently to coat evenly. Top with walnuts if desired.


Dietitian's Tip: If you are looking to add protein, try adding garbanzo beans or grilled chicken! Feel free to add other fruits such as blueberries, blackberries, or fresh raspberries for a refreshing summer salad!

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