Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad

Want a quick but elegant and delicious side salad? Look no farther, this spinach salad only takes minutes to prepare. A simple bed of spinach with toasted almonds and dried cranberries tossed with an amazing dressing that completely makes this salad. This recipe is for a larger salad, but very easy only to prepare half. Enjoy!


16 oz. baby spinach
1 C. almonds, toasted
1 C. dried cranberries

Sesame Seed Dressing

1/4 C. white wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1/2 C. olive oil
3-4 Tbsp. honey
1 Tbsp. finely minced shallot
2 Tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted
1 Tbsp. poppy seeds (optional)

For the dressing: In a bowl or jar whisk together all ingredients until mixture is well blended.

For the salad: Add spinach, almonds and cranberries to a salad bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss. Serve immediately after adding dressing.

Yields: about 8 servings

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