Note: This recipe is especially for teens with lactose intolerance. Teens with lactose intolerance often need to limit or avoid dairy products.
Prep time: 20 minutes
6 c. fresh spinach, torn in bite size pieces
1/2 c.mandarin oranges
1 c.strawberries, sliced
4 oz. soy blue cheese crumbles
1/4 c. cashews
3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
3 tbsp. orange juice
1.5 tbsp. canola oil
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/3 tsp. poppy seeds
- Mix dressing ingredients and refrigerate.
- Mix the fruit and spinach together.
- Pour dressing over salad and mix well to coat evenly.
- Divide salad among 4 plates (about 2 cups each plate).
- Sprinkle cashews and soy blue cheese over the top of each salad plate.
Serving size: about 2 cups
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
11 g protein
12 g fat
3 g sat fat
24 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
66 mg cholesterol
507 mg sodium
276 mg calcium
3.9 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
This salad can be served as a side dish - or add some chicken to it and make it a meal!
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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