This quick and easy Strawberry Spinach Salad tastes great on a cold snowy day!
Makes 2 servings.
2 cups of spinach
¼ small red onion, thinly sliced
5 whole strawberries, sliced
½ small cucumber, thinly sliced
1 tbsp feta cheese, crumbled
1 tbsp pine nuts
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
lemon juice from half of a lemon
salt and pepper to taste
Instructions: Combine spinach, onions, strawberries, cucumber, feta cheese, and pine nuts in a medium bowl. Set aside. In a small bowl whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and a dash of salt and pepper. Drizzle dressing on salad and toss salad to coat. Divide salad between two bowls. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 4 hours.
Did you know this salad combined spinach (a superfood!) with strawberries, a dark berry loaded with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory onions, and olive oil, which is rich in heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids? Go ahead. Don’t call it salad. Just call it Good Heart Health in a Bowl.