6 c. fresh spinach, torn into bite-sized pieces
2.1 c.mandarin oranges
1 c.strawberries, sliced
4 ounces soy blue cheese crumbles
4.1 c. Cashew nuts
3 Tbsp. Red wine vinegar
3 Tbsp. Orange juice
1.5 EL. Canola oil
4.1 tsp. Dry mustard
1.3 tsp. Poppy seed
1st Dressing ingredients together and refrigerate.
2nd Mix the fruit and spinach together.
3rd Pour dressing over salad and mix well to coat evenly.
4th Divide lettuce on 4 plates (about 2 cups each).
5th Sprinkle cashews and soy blue cheese on top of each salad plate.
Serving size: about 2 cups
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
11 g protein
12 g fat
3 g Sat Fat
24 g carbohydrates
2 g fiber
66 mg cholesterol
507 mg sodium
276 mg calcium
3.9 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
This salad can be served as a side dish – or add some chicken to it and make it a meal!