Summer Fruit and Spinach Salad

Summer Fruit and Spinach Salad

Serves 2 to 4

One fl@vors reader made us smile with her comment: "Thanks to Whole Foods, I can now make this recipe with mostly organic ingredients." We're happy to oblige and thank her in return for this great warm-weather recipe featuring the best end-of-summer fruits. She also recommends using Maytag blue cheese and we couldn't agree more!

Ingredients: 
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 cup bite-size chunks cantaloupe
  • 1 cup bite-size chunks honeydew
  • 1 cup bite-size chunks pineapple
  • 1 cup loosely packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled Maytag blue cheese (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts
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Method: 

Whisk together the honey, lemon juice and poppy seeds in a large bowl. Add cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple, spinach, grapes and blue cheese and toss gently to coat. Transfer salad to plates and sprinkle with toasted walnuts.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:240 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 33g sugar), 6g protein
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