Plant-Based

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.

Servings
4
Prep Time
5 min
Duration
5 min

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
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • 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
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 7 g