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Strawberry Spinach Salad

What do you get when you put two superfoods–strawberries and spinach–together? Taste this easy recipe from 5 Ingredients for Healthy Living Cookbook and you’ll find out!


1/2 cup honey

½ cup olive oil

1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

2 cups fresh sliced strawberries, divided

½ tsp. Salt

¼ tsp. Black pepper

8 cups fresh baby spinach


Combine honey, oil, mustard and 1 cup strawberries with salt and pepper in blender.  Process until smooth.  Combine spinach and remaining cup of strawberries in serving bowl and toss with dressing. Toss to evenly coat and serve immediately.

Makes 8 servings

Nutrition info per serving: 180 Calories; 1 gm Protein; 13.6 gm Fat; 11.2 gm Carbohydrate; 189 mg Sodium

Source: 5 Ingredients for Healthy Living Cookbook by The Nutrition Sisters Chere Bork, RD and Laurie Meyer, RD. 

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Elisa Zied is a nationally recognized and award-winning health and nutrition expert, author, speaker, and spokesperson. A trusted source of food, nutrition, and health information, Elisa has garnered millions of media impressions, lending her expertise and real-world perspective to dozens of TV shows, web sites, news organizations and magazines. She’s the author of four nutrition books. An avid walker, she loves motivating others to #moveitorloseit. A book lover, she recently earned a certificate in children’s literature from Stony Brook Southampton and is currently working on several young adult novels. You can find her previous Food, Fitness & Fiction posts here and connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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