I make this salad often and when strawberries are in season, you will find it in restaurants too. It's satisfying because you are getting all 3 macronutrients: complex carbohydrate, good fat and lean protein. It is a rich source of micronutrients: vitamins and minerals. The fiber will keep your colon smiling :)
Serves 2 people
1/2 shallot, finely chopped
2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
Toss the ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
Bushel of spinach (adjust according to how many people you are serving)
6 medium strawberries thinly sliced
1/4 cup walnuts or pecans
1/4 cup of goat cheese
Put spinach, strawberries, nuts and goat cheese into a large bowl and gently toss to combine. Add dressing to taste and toss once more. Serve immediately.
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