Strawberry-Orange Spinach Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 servings

This colorful salad is a favorite with my diabetic husband. It’s filled with nutritious fruits, topped with heart-healthy nuts and laced with a light-purple yogurt dressing. —Gladys Nelson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin


  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sugar-free raspberry yogurt
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and mandarin oranges. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil and vinegar. Whisk in yogurt.
  2. Divide spinach mixture among six salad plates. Top each serving with dressing and almonds.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 127 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.

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