Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Dried Cranberries and Walnuts Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette.

Trying to boost your antioxidants? Here's a healthy fall salad full of goodness!

1/2 cup pomegranate juice2
 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh flaxseed oil2
 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons honey or agave syrup
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
6 - 8 cups baby spinach leaves
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup walnut pieces

In a shaker container with lid, combine pomegranate juice, vinegar, oils, and mustard and honey. Replace top on shaker and shake vigorously until dressing is combined well and slightly thickened. Season to taste, with salt and pepper.Place spinach leaves in a large salad or mixing bowl. Add dried cranberries and walnuts. Drizzle vinaigrette over spinach and toss lightly.YIELD: 4-6 servings

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