Recipe Description

spinnyServes 4 – 1 ½ cups salad and 2 tablespoons dressing per serving

Orange Vinaigrette

¼ cup fresh orange juice
1-tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons olive oil (extra-virgin preferred)
¼ teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
¼ teaspoon pepper


1 large pear, halved lengthwise, cored, and cut crosswise into thin slices
4 ounces baby spinach
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, dry-roasted
2 teaspoons grated orange zest


In a medium bowl, whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients.
Add the pear and spinach, tossing gently to combine. Sprinkle with the walnuts and orange zest. Serve immediately for the best texture.

Per Serving: Calories 99, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat .5g, Sodium 24mg, Carbohydrates 16g, Fiber 3g, Sugars 9g, Protein 2g.

Adapted from: AHA Healthy Family Meals, 2009