Written by Heather Garner Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:32
This will perk up your taste buds and get you ready for summer swim suit time.
Spinach and orange salad with
fresh roasted asparagus and sunflower seeds
2-3 cups loosely packed spinach leaves, cleaned and de-steamed and broken into bite-size pieces
3 small green onions, thinly sliced
1 medium orange or tangerine, peeled and sectioned
1 pound fresh asparagus, lightly roasted or grilled and cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup roasted sunflower or pumpkin seeds
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. low sodium soy sauce
2 Tbsp. fresh orange juice
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp honey
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper
In a medium salad bowl, toss together the spinach, green onion, asparagus and orange sections.
To make the dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients , except the sunflower seeds. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to coat. Garnish with sunflower or pumpkin seeds.
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