Heart Healthy Recipes

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
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


  1. Divide the spinach between four plate or bowls.

  2. 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.

  3. Drizzle each salad with about two Tablespoons of dressing. Garnish with minced parsley, if desired.

  4. 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.