July 15, 2014 | post a comment
Did you know July 16th is Fresh Spinach Day? Spinach is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that contains folic acid, and other essential vitamins and minerals, as well as cancer- fighting antioxidants. To increase your nutrient intake even further pair your next spinach meal with our watercress, a certified superfood with extremely high levels of essential nutrients and phytonutrients that adds a zesty bite to any dish. Here is a yummy salad that combines the vibrant taste of watercress with baby spinach, for a refreshing meal that will keep you from cooking in a hot kitchen on these warm summer days.
1 bag of fresh baby spinach
1 bag of antioxidant rich Live Gourmet® Upland Cress or Grower Pete’s Organic Living Watercress
1 avocado pitted and sliced
¼ cup of toasted slivered almonds
1 orange cut into segments
Crumbled Goat cheese
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
2 tablespoons of orange juice
1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons of honey
¼ cup of olive oil
Salt and pepper (Upon Preference)
Whisk together and pour over salad!
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