Spinach and Pomegranate Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 0 min 1
Spinach and Pomegranate Salad
Health Rating
A simple salad made with spinach, celery, almonds and pomegrante seeds

Ingredients


1/2 bunch Spinach (cut the stem off and chop the leaves)
2 leaf Lettuce, romaine (chopped)
1 large stalk(s) Celery (diced)
8 tomato Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
1/4 cup Slivered almonds
2 tbsp Balsamic Vinaigrette (or dressing of choice)
1 tbsp Pomegranate seeds

Instructions


  1. Wash spinach and romaine lettuce, at dry or use a salad spinner. transfer to a large salad bowl. 
  2. Wash cherry tomatoes and either add whole or cut in half, add to the salad bowl. 
  3. add the diced celery 
  4. Add pre-chopped or slivered almonds and pomegranate seeds to the salad
  5. Drizzle salad with Balsamic Vinegar
  6. Enjoy right away! 

 

 

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! 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 415
Calories from fat 276
Calories from saturated fat 37
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 4.2 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 202 mg
Potassium 1694 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22.1 g
Dietary Fiber 9.9 g
Sugars 9.3 g
Protein 12.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.1
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 9.0

Energy sources


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