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Strawberry-Orange Spinach Salad with Yogurt Dressing

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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 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


  • In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and mandarin oranges. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil and vinegar. Whisk in yogurt.
  • 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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  • twinknitter
    Mar 29, 2012

    Not only is this a beautiful salad, it's so yummy too! The dressing is so easy but it's wonderfully creamy and sweet/tangy. I've made it twice and it's been a hit both times. This is one of my favorite salads now because it's so quick to make and eye-appealing and healthy too! Can't miss with this one.

  • donnashaw
    Nov 5, 2010

    This was so tasty that my family asks for it repeatedly.