Friday Foodspiration: Blueberry Spinach Salad

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This easy salad is packed with nutrients:

  • Healthy fats in avocado and almonds
  • Calcium, magnesium, fiber, and vitamin K in spinach
  • Antioxidants in blueberries
  • Calcium in goat cheese

 

The poppy seeds in the salad dressing even contain

crucial bone building minerals such as zinc, magnesium,

and manganese.

 

Salad Ingredients:

3 cups Baby Spinach

1/2 cup Blueberries

1/2 avocado, sliced

1/4 cup Sliced Almonds, toasted

2 oz Goat Cheese, crumbled

 

Dressing Ingredients:

1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar

1/4 cup Olive or Avocado Oil

1 tsp Honey

1 tsp Lemon Juice

1/4 tsp Pepper

1/4 tsp Salt

1 tsp Poppy Seeds

 

Instructions:

1. Combine all salad dressing ingredients in a bowl and

whisk (or shake in a mason jar).

2. Toss dressing with baby spinach.

3. Top salad with remaining toppings.

 

*Serve as a light lunch or side dish.  For a main meal, add

additional bone building protein with hard boiled egg,

baked chicken, or grilled salmon.