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Spinach strawberry avocado-walnut salad recipe with simple orange-lemon-maple syrup dressing. Best ever healthy fruit salad for picky eaters!
I just love to prepare simple plant-based salad meals and drinks with raw seasonal ingredients. They are fast and brimming with unexpected flavor while at the same time super immune-boosting and nutritious.
Without a doubt, this green salad with strawberries is my number one spring salad idea that is so light, fresh, and flavorful. This unique salad recipe uses only wholesome ingredients that are actually good for you. You can add this nutrient-dense, raw salad to your clean eating food list today.
Surely, adults and kids will love this colorful spinach strawberry avocado-walnut salad! It'll be perfect spring no cooking dessert or snack for all family. Yummy kid-friendly fruit-vegetable salad, especially suitable for picky eaters.
Strawberry Salad Taste
As for the base of this low sugar fruit salad recipe, we'll use only common whole foods like strawberries, avocado, spinach, walnuts, lemon, and orange. Plus, sweet maple syrup for an extra fragrance and pleasantness. Truly, this bright, colorful salad is so incredibly tasty. And at the same time so filling and satisfying!
Fresh Fruit Salad Ingredients
For the strawberry avocado spinach salad you'll need:
- Fresh strawberries
- Fresh spinach
- Raw walnuts
For the super easy raw salad dressing:
- Orange (freshly squeezed)
- Lemon (freshly squeezed)
- Maple syrup
Time needed: 10 minutes.
How do you make strawberry spinach salad step by step?
Really, this tasty spring salad idea involves no cooking at all. Actually, it's so simple and extremely easy to make in just 10 minutes. You just need to rinse well the fruit and veggies, slice them, squeeze lemon and orange, toss everything together, and volilà! The simplest salad recipe is ready to be served now!
- Combine all ingredients
To start, in a large salad bowl combine spinach leaves, sliced strawberries, and avocado. Top it with raw walnuts. Finally, prepare the dressing. In a jar or airtight container pour the juice from the orange and lemon. Mix it with maple syrup. Shake well until all well combined. Gently toss it until everything gets together nicely.
- Serve immediately
It's best to serve immediately after being tossed together. Enjoy it as a side dish, dessert, or snack. Add more walnuts or other nuts of choice as desired.
Plant-Based Strawberry Avocado Spinach Fruit Salad
If you are on a weight loss diet or simply want to maintain or improve your healthy eating habits this mouth-watering fruit salad recipe is just for you. In fact, this strawberry salad mix abounds in important nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Moreover, this raw salad for weight loss is very low in calories and sugar. Additionally, its high fiber and water content make it a perfect cheap filling meal prep for fat burning and weight loss. Although avocados are high in healthy monosaturated fats they can help you feel more satisfied and feeling full for longer. To conclude, you can eat this juicy fruit and vegetable salad with orange-lemon vinaigrette every day! It's totally guilt-free!
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. Also, they contain a decent amount of potassium, folate (vitamin B9). To point out, this sweet red fruit is particularly rich in antioxidants and other beneficial plant compounds which have powerful health benefits. Furthermore, these delicious berries may help reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, inflammation, and harmful oxidative stress.
Not only do they make this salad more indulgent, but also contain immunity-boosting properties that improve your digestive system function. Because they are high in water and dietary fiber, they are great for appetite regulation and reducing belly fat effectively. Incorporate this weight-loss-friendly fruit into your daily diet alongside other fresh nutrient-rich fruits and veggies.
You'll Love this Tasty Spinach Strawberry Avocado Salad. It's:
- Naturally sweetened
- Gluten-free & dairy-free
- Perfect for hot spring or summer days!
Spring Spinach Strawberry Avocado Walnut Salad Recipe
- Salad Bowl
- Jar or airtight container for the dressing
For the spinach strawberry avocado salad
- 2 cups fresh strawberries halved
- 2 cups fresh spinach I used whole leaves but you can slice it if you want
- 1 avocado peeled, cubed
- ¼ cup raw walnuts roughly chopped
For the oil-free lemon orange maple syrup dressing
- 1 medium sized lemon freshly squeezed
- 1 medium sized orange freshly squeezed
- 2 tablespoon maple syrup
- To start, in a large salad bowl combine spinach leaves, sliced strawberries, and avocado. Top it with raw walnuts. Finally, prepare the dressing. In a jar or airtight container pour the juice from the orange and lemon. Mix it with maple syrup. Shake well until all well combined. Gently toss it until everything gets together nicely.
- It's best to serve immediately after being tossed together. Enjoy it as a side dish, dessert, or snack. Add more walnuts or other nuts of choice as desired. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 24 hours, not longer.
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You had me at strawberries and avocado! This recipe is fabulous and so delish
Thank you, Jacqui!