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Strawberry, Spinach, and Almond Salad

How to Pair Fruits & Vegetables


Fruits are carbohydrates that provide vitamin C, which helps you to absorb iron more efficiently for energy. Fruits have a different carbohydrate and sugar content than vegetables. They digest quicker, ferment in the stomach, and as a general rule, should not be combined with vegetables. The exception to this is spinach, chard, and collards which are the iron-rich green leafy vegetables that combine well with fruit. For instance, adding strawberries to a spinach smoothie or salad offers a vitamin C and iron combination resulting in an energy boost.


Try our strawberry spinach salad and get your energy boost!

Strawberry, Spinach, and Almond Salad

  • 1 Cup Fresh Strawberries, stems off, washed and sliced
  • 1 Cup Fresh Baby Spinach, stems off, torn or sliced
  • 2 Plum Tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Red Onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/4 Cup Slivered Almonds, toasted

Dressing

  • 1/2 Cup Raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of Poppy or Sesame Seeds

Combine raspberries, sugar, vinegar, oil, and seeds in a blender and puree until smooth.

Toss sliced strawberries, spinach, tomatoes, onion, and cranberries together and top with almonds. Drizzle with dressing. Makes 2 servings.

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