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Rasberry Spinach Salad

With its subtly sweet dressing paired with fresh fruit and nuts, this is an outstanding salad selection. Strawberries can be substituted for raspberries. This is very low in saturated fat.
Makes 8 servings 

 

 

Ingredients

3 tablespoons raspberry wine vinegar
3 tablespoons raspberry jam
1/4 cup canola oil
8 cups fresh spinach, washed, stemmed, and torn into pieces
1/4 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
1 cup fresh raspberries
3 kiwis, peeled and sliced

 

 

Instructions

1.  Combine vinegar and jam in food processor or blender. Add oil in thin stream, blending well; set aside.
2.  Carefully toss fresh spinach, nuts, raspberries, and kiwis with the dressing. Serve immediately.

 

Food Facts

Nutritional information per serving
Calories 145, Protein (g) 2, Carbohydrate (g) 13, Fat (g) 10, Calories from Fat (%) 61, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Dietary Fiber (g) 3, Cholesterol (mg) 0, Sodium (mg) 26 Diabetic Exchanges: 0.5 fruit, 0.5 other carbohydrate, 2 fat
 
Terrific Tip: If you prefer, strawberries may be used instead of raspberries and substitute any nut if desired.