Mega Berry Antioxidant Spinach Salad

Candice Kumai's salad gets an antioxidant boost from two kinds of berries, plus the heart-healthy omegas in raw walnuts and iron-laden spinach couple with a fat-free balsamic vinaigrette for a texturally satisfying, guilt-free lunch.
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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups roughly chopped fresh spinach, stems trimmed
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 8 large strawberries, hulled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 2 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese (about 1 oz), optional

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, toss spinach with blueberries and strawberries. In a small bowl, whisk together honey, mustard, vinegar and salt. Drizzle 3/4 dressing over salad, then sprinkle walnuts over top. Serve sprinkled with cheese, if desired, and remaining dressing on the side.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 salad
  • Calories: 181
  • Carbohydrate Content: 21 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 238 mg
  • Sugar Content: 15 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 7 g