Spinach Salad with Watermelon and Blueberries

21 May

There is only one word to describe this salad: refreshing. This salad is a powerhouse for nutrients. Watermelon has lycopene. Early research has suggested lycopenes may help prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and osteoporosis. Blueberries have  cancer fighting antioxidants and vitamin C. Most everyone knows that spinach has many health benefits. This salad is a win, win: good and good for you.

Dressing: Blend together

  • juice of fresh lemon
  • 1 tsp honey
  • dash of sea salt

Salad

  • spinach leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups of cubed watermelon
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced seedless cucumber
  • 2 tbs fresh mint chopped

Toss the spinach with the dressing. Arrange the spinach leaves on plates and top with rest of the ingredients.

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