Monday, March 21, 2016

Spinach and Fruit Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

This SPINACH based salad will boost the thyroid glands' output of metabolism-reviving hormones!
5 ounces fresh spinach (half a 10 ounce bag)
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup dried cranberries
1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges - or fresh Cuties or Halos
or 1 cup of pomegranate seeds
1 large Granny Smith Apple
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/3 cup pecans
Optional: Feta cheese & Orecchiette (little ears) pasta
4 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2-4 teaspoons white sugar - Or use Honey to taste or Stevia
1/8 teaspoon each: paprika, onion powder
1 tablespoon poppyseeds
Throw it all together!
SERVING: Makes six (6) 1 cup servings. As a compliment to the meal, makes twelve (12) 1/2 cup servings!

from FB Tammy Elmore