Heart Healthy Recipes

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Ingredients

  • 6-8 cups baby spinach, washed and dried

  • 1 cup sliced strawberries

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1 medium orange, cut into segments

  • 8 oz. chicken breast, cooked and cubed (about two cups, or one small or two large breasts)

  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 2 oz. crumbled goat cheese (about 1/2 cup)

  • 4 Tablespoons sliced almonds

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered or chopped

  • 8 Tablespoons poppyseed salad dressing, store bought or homemade minced parsley, optional for garnish


Instructions

  1. Divide the spinach between four plate or bowls.

  2. Top each plate of spinach with about a quarter of the strawberries, avocado, orange, and chicken, one slice of crumbled bacon, 1 oz. (about a two Tablespoons) goat cheese, one Tablespoon almonds, and one egg.

  3. Drizzle each salad with about two Tablespoons of dressing. Garnish with minced parsley, if desired.

  4. Serve as-is or toss before serving. You can also toss all of the ingredients in one large bowl and divide between individual plates or bowls.