Spinach Salad (Serves 4 to 6)

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Spinach Salad (Serves 4 to 6)​



  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Pinch sea salt


  • 8 ounces spinach leaves, washed and dried
  • ½ small red onion, sliced into thin rounds
  • ½ cup dried organic cherries


  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp fresh ground pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lace pecans, olive oil, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and the pinch of salt into a pie plate and mix together. Bake in the oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool slightly, and then remove from pie plate and place onto a plate to cool.
  2. Place spinach into salad bowl. Add pecans, cherries, and sliced red onion.
  3. Place all dressing ingredients into a small jar with a tight fitting lid and shake well. Dress salad just before serving.


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