Heart Healthy Recipes
Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
6-8 cups baby spinach, washed and dried
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 avocado, sliced
1 medium orange, cut into segments
8 oz. chicken breast, cooked and cubed (about two cups, or one small or two large breasts)
4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 oz. crumbled goat cheese (about 1/2 cup)
4 Tablespoons sliced almonds
4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered or chopped
8 Tablespoons poppyseed salad dressing, store bought or homemade minced parsley, optional for garnish
Divide the spinach between four plate or bowls.
Top each plate of spinach with about a quarter of the strawberries, avocado, orange, and chicken, one slice of crumbled bacon, 1 oz. (about a two Tablespoons) goat cheese, one Tablespoon almonds, and one egg.
Drizzle each salad with about two Tablespoons of dressing. Garnish with minced parsley, if desired.
Serve as-is or toss before serving. You can also toss all of the ingredients in one large bowl and divide between individual plates or bowls.