Part 2 Of Spinach Salad Recipes

By San Tan Valley Fit Body Boot Camp

Let’s pick up where we left off last week with a couple more salad recipes tht focus on Spinach

Bacon and Egg Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Here’s a high-protein salad that is bursting with flavor and nutrients. Try the simple, homemade salad dressing – it’s much healthier than store-bought dressings, and still lends lots of flavor.

Ingredients 

  • 6 cups organic baby spinach
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 6 pieces bacon, crumbled
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Juice from one lime
  • Dash of pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine the spinach, eggs, bacon, and tomatoes in a large bowl
  2. In a small bowl whisk the olive oil, lime juice, and pepper
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad, mix and serve

Nutritional Facts
Servings: 4
Calories: 170
Fat: 10g
Sodium: 337mg
Carbohydrates: 5g
Fiber: 2g
Protein: 13g

Up next is the protein packed Spinach, Mango, and Red Quinoa Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Crisp baby spinach blends with sweet mango, tender chicken and a sprinkle of red quinoa in this refreshing salad. Complete with your veggies, protein and wholegrain, this salad is a balanced meal in and of itself.

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 small carrot, shredded
  • 2 Tablespoons red onion, minced
  • ¼ cup red quinoa, cooked
  • ¼ cup ripe mango, diced
  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons lowfat salad dressing (Newman’s Own Low Fat Sesame Ginger Dressing)

Instructions 

  1. Place the spinach, carrot, onion, quinoa, mango, and chicken in a medium bowl. Toss with dressing.

Nutritional Facts
Servings: 2
Calories: 248
Fat: 4.7g
Sodium: 301mg
Carbohydrate: 25.5g
Fiber: 3.4g
Protein: 25.5g

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