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Candied Pecan Spinach Salad

A simple, delicious spinach salad topped with superfoods and candied pecans.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 480 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups spinach
  • 1/8 cup goji berries
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 mini cucumber
  • 1/2 tbs olive oil for the pecans
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt for the pecans
  • 1 tbs maple syrup for the pecans
  • 1 tbs olive oil for the dresing
  • 2 tbs balsamic vinegar for the dressing
  • 1/2 tbs maple syrup for the dressing

Instructions

  1. Make The Pecans: Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, toss the pecans in the olive oil, syrup and sea salt. Line them on a piece of parchment paper on a tray.

  2. Bake in the oven for 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool. 

  3. Meanwhile, make the salad. Toss the remaining ingredients in a large bowl and portion into two bowls.

  4. Either whisk up the homemade dressing and pour on top. Serve.

  5. Top with the candied pecans.

Nutrition Facts
Candied Pecan Spinach Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 480 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 201mg9%
Potassium 811mg23%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 5762IU115%
Vitamin C 26mg32%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.