Fresh Spring Greens and Fruit Salad
By Lynn Grieger, RD, CDE, CPT for Summit Medical Group
Reviewed by Susan Canonico, RD
Enjoy this healthy, low-calorie, light, and tasty salad as a main dish for lunch or as a side dish at dinner.
- 6 cups of mixed salad greens, including romaine, spinach, and arugula
- 1 peeled and sectioned navel orange cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 cup of red or green seedless grapes cut in half
- 1/4 cup of chopped red onion
- 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
- For dressing, combine 1/3 cup of orange juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste
- Mix all salad ingredients together in a large bowl.
- Mix dressing ingredients together and drizzle the mixture over the salad.
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 100||Calories from Fat 50|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 6g|
|Saturated Fat 0.5g||2%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 11g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||8%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
For a terrific, high-protein main dish, you can add sliced chicken to the salad. Be sure to calculate additional calories for the amount of chicken you include.