Springtime Strawberry Spinach Salad

The blend of seasonal spinach and sweet strawberries, with the crunch of pecans, creamy feta, and an apple cider vinaigrette provides an array of flavor and a dose of heart health!

Serves: 15 (Serving= 1 cup)


  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 10 ½ cups (1 ½ - 6 ounce bags) raw spinach
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, sliced
  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together the garlic, honey, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, and canola oil.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach, strawberries, red onion, feta cheese, and pecans.  Cover with the dressing mixture and toss immediately before serving.