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In The Mood For Something Light & Sweet? Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad

This is the perfect salad for when you’re in the mood for something light and sweet, but still filling, and is Skinny Life approved!

INGREDIENTS:

SALAD INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced (or you can double this to 2 avocados!)
  • 4 ounces crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • half a small red onion, thinly sliced
  • poppyseed dressing (recipe below)

POPPYSEED DRESSING INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup avocado oil (or any oil, such as olive oil)
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. poppy seeds
  • pinch of ground dry mustard (optional)
  • salt and pepper

TO MAKE THE SALAD:

Toss all ingredients together with your desired amount of dressing until combined. Serve immediately.

TO MAKE THE POPPYSEED DRESSING:

Whisk all ingredients together until combined.

Now grab a friend and enjoy!

salad

Photo & Recipe: Gimme Some Oven

Healthy Eating — Loaded Spaghetti

Looking for a quick, easy, recipe to help you along in your weight loss efforts?

We found this Loaded Spaghetti recipe and had to share it!

1 cup sliced bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced red onion
1 tsp olive oil
1 cup cooked whole-wheat spaghetti
2/3 cup cooked edamame

Sauté peppers and onions in oil until onions are translucent. Toss with pasta and edamame.

Total:420 calories

Soybeans are brimming with hunger-satiating protein and fiber, making them a great pasta topper.

Let us know what you think of this Skinny Life approved recipe!

Healthy Recipe

 

Original Recipe and Photo found on Women’s Health