Strawberries contain high levels of Vitamin C, which produces antioxidants that helps your body repair and plays a huge role in your immune function and absorption of iron. Kiwi’s helps you build a strong digestive and immune system, helps with regulate diabetes, skin care and is the perfect fruit for pregnant women.
Produce Tip: Look for plump berries with a natural shine, rich red color, bright green caps, and a sweet smell.
Prep Tip: Wash strawberries gently. They bruise easily.
Change it Up: Use any kind of salad greens or lettuce you like. Add cooked chicken or a hard-boiled egg to make this salad a main dish.
Nutrition Tip: Read food labels on salad dressings and choose those with 140mg sodium or less.
1. In a small mixing bowl, stir together salad dressing and sugar until sugar is dissolved.
2. In a large mixing bowl, toss spinach, strawberries, and onion. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.
Prep Tip: Before serving, use cool water to gently wash strawberries with the green caps still attached.
Prep Tip: Look for no-sugar-added frozen strawberries.
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