A Simple Spinach Salad

A Simple Spinach Salad

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 0 min 5 min 1

Ingredients


1/2 bunch Spinach (cut the stem off and chop the leaves)
8 tomato Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
1/4 cup Slivered almonds
2 tbsp Balsamic Vinaigrette (or dressing of choice)

Instructions


1. Wash spinach pat dry or use a salad spinner

 

2. Wash cherry tomatoes and either add whole or cut in half

 

3. Add pre-chopped or slivered almonds to the salad

 

4. Drizzle salad with Balsamic Vinegar

Enjoy right away! 

 

 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 390
Calories from fat 273
Calories from saturated fat 37
Total Fat 30 g
Saturated Fat 4.1 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 149 mg
Potassium 1452 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17.5 g
Dietary Fiber 8.1 g
Sugars 6.4 g
Protein 11.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 7.1

Energy sources


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Notes:

For additional flavor - Drizzle with olive oil and a dash of salt and pepper to taste

For additional protein - add a tbsp. of chia seeds or hemp seeds


Spinach

is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and Folic Acid

Almonds

are "good" fats that will help you stay fuller longer! They also contain potassium, iron, zinc, and vitamin D


Quick Tips:

Slivered or pre-chopped almonds can be purchased in the health food section in your local grocery store.

You can also grind the almonds on a pulse in a food processor at home! 

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