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Spinach, berries and chicken salad

Photography - Bill Nellans

Food Stylist - Jennifer Nellans

Spinach, berries and chicken salad

Serves 4



6 cups baby spinach or lettuce leaves
1 pound cubed, cooked chicken
1 cup hulled and sliced fresh strawberries
2 kiwis, peeled and cut crosswise into
¼-inch-thick slices
½ cup salted, dry-roasted cashews

Honey-sesame dressing
½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons toasted olive oil
2 teaspoons honey mustard
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste



Arrange the spinach or lettuce on salad plates. Top with the chicken, strawberries, kiwi and cashews. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Pour over the salad and serve.


Nutritional information (per serving):

308 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 39g cholesterol, 433mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 28g protein



It’s tied with kale as the most nutritious of the leafy greens. Spinach has more than a dozen flavonoids (anti-inflammatory and cancer fighting compounds). Add it to smoothies, salads, wraps and just about everything else.











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