Summer Berry Salad

I love salads! They are so refreshing! I must admit that I eat one almost every day. Not only can a salad pack a nutritional punch, it’s light for the summer heat. Here is a wonderfully refreshing salad, that just screams summer. I love the vibrant color of all of this particular salad. It makes it appealing to the eyes and the appetite.

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3 cups of spinach (or greens of choice)
1 cup blueberries
1 cup of sliced strawberries, sliced in half
1/2 cup walnuts
3 mandarin oranges, peeled and wedged

Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing:
1/4 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
2 tsp honey
1/4 cup walnut oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar

1. Top spinach, or mixed greens of your choosing, with the fruits and walnuts.
2. Use a blender and pulse all the dressing ingredients until smooth.
3. Drizzle vinaigrette on top of salad and toss. *For a variation, add grilled chicken for some protein.*
4. Serve!

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