Turkey, Fruit and Spinach Salad
In 2013 vow to only eat REAL food. I am.
Google defines REAL food as: Those that nature gives us, plants, roots, fruits, nuts, seeds, meats, eggs, milk and those made from it.It’s gonna be an interesting year, and I’m sure there will be moments when it’s hard to stand by this decision, but I’m excited.
What about you? Where do you stand with the issue of REAL food? How would your health and life improve if you took this vow with me? Food for thought…
Wherever you stand on the issue of REAL food, we can all agree that this salad is seriously off the hook!
What with all that leftover turkey over the holidays here is a great recipe that will use get rid of all that turkey and ENCOURAGE you to prepare turkey throughout the year to make this awesome, simple and HEALTHY salad.
This is a 4 season salad and you can modify it in a lot of ways to change it up a little, be creative but pay attention to the choices of ingredients you choose.
This salad has flavors of orange and mint mixed with turkey, apples, grapes and spinach. I’ll be making this recipe a lot in 2013
Here’s what you need for 4 servings:
- 2 cups shredded roasted turkey
- 1 organic apple, chopped
- 2 organic celery stalks, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
- 1 cup organic, red grapes, halved
- 4 cups baby spinach
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
- 1 Tablespoon orange zest
- Stevia to taste
- 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
- dash of salt and pepper
- In a small bowl whisk the olive oil, orange juice, orange zest, stevia, Dijon, salt and pepper.
- In a medium bowl combine the turkey, apple, celery, mint and grapes. Toss with the dressing.
- Prepare each plate with a pile of spinach. Top with the turkey salad mixture.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 289 calories, 15g fat, 795mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 25g protein
Dream, Believe, Achieve
Have a “FIT” Day, and a great Holiday Season