Recipe: Mixed Berry Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette   

Recipe: Mixed Berry Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Sweet and refreshing, this mixed berry salad only takes a few minutes to prepare. It is the perfect side, or add your choice of protein, to make this your main dish. 

Salad Ingredients:

4 cups fresh spinach, washed

1 cup fresh mixed berries

1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion

slivered almonds or sunflower seeds, optional

Vinaigrette Ingredients:

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

2 T honey

1/2 cup olive oil

salt and ground black pepper to taste

Serves: 4


  • Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • In a second bowl, add the honey and the vinegar and stir to dissolve.
  • While whisking, slowly stream the olive oil into the mixture.  Season with salt and pepper. 
  • Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad just before serving and toss to coat.

Next Steps & Resources:

  • Recipe shared by the oncology dieticians at John Theurer Cancer Center

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