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The keys to a perfect salad are: wash and dry the greens, use varying textures, include salty, sweet, acidic & bitter flavors, have equal amounts of each ingredient & experiment with dressings.
by Joanne Perez, MS, RDN, LD

The keys to a perfect salad are: wash and dry the greens, use varying textures, include salty, sweet, acidic & bitter flavors, have equal amounts of each ingredient & experiment with dressings.

The classic strawberry and spinach salad with poppyseed dressing gets amped up with the addition of avocados and gorgonzola cheese.


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Joanne Perez, MS, RDN, LD

It is important to pair your spinach with some citrus so that the non-heme iron can be released and absorbed by your body. This salad hits the mark by adding strawberries.


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