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Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing

This salad is jam packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants, fiber and healthy fats.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: antioxidants, dairy free, egg free, gluten free, salad, spinach, strawberries
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Salad

  • 4 cups spinach
  • ½ cup snow peas
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • ½ avocado chopped

Dressing

  • ¼ cup pureed strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp poppyseeds

Instructions

  • Wash and pat dry spinach. Combine spinach, snow peas, strawberries, pecans, sunflower seeds and avocado in a large bowl.
  • Puree strawberries with immersion blender, small food processor or mash by hand. Add remaining ingredients and blend together.
  • Toss to coat salad or serve on the side.

Notes

Soft goat cheese would be a great addition to this salad. Add sliced chicken or steamed edamame to make a complete balanced meal.