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Sweet Spinach Salad

Prep time: 8 minutes

What you need:

  • 4 c. fresh baby spinach
  • 3 clementines, peeled, segments separated
  • 3/4 c. slivered almonds
  • 4 tbsp. fat-free raspberry vinaigrette

What to do:

  1. Wash and dry the spinach.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, clementines, and almonds.
  3. Just before serving, pour the dressing over the salad and toss until it's coated.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 170 calories
  • 5g protein
  • 10g fat
  • 1g sat. fat
  • 17g carbohydrate
  • 5g fiber
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 40mg sodium
  • 9g sugars

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1/2 cup

This recipe has important nutrients for mom and baby, including:

Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays an important role in tissue growth and repair and bone and tooth development. Vitamin C also helps the body absorb iron. Good sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits, broccoli, tomatoes, and fortified fruit juices.

Date reviewed: November 2015