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Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Oranges


The fruit in this salad makes it light and refreshing, and a sweet enticement for kids.

Kid-Friendly RecipePrep time: 10 minutes
Yield: 8 servings


Strawberry vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 12 strawberries, sliced
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Two 6-oz packages prewashed baby spinach
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • One 15-oz can mandarin oranges, drained


  1. Puree dressing ingredients in a blender for 10 seconds.
  2. In a large salad bowl combine salad ingredients. Toss with dressing and serve.
Kid-Friendly RecipeHow kids can help: Drain oranges; measure ingredients; count strawberries; put ingredients in bowl.

Per Serving (1/8 recipe): 163 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated), 181 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol.