Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Strawberries

Fall in love from the very first bite with these perfectly harmonious flavors.

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The combo of tart strawberries, crunchy walnuts, and salty cheese should satisfy every craving! This salad is even more fabulous when tossed with a zero-fat balsamic vinaigrette. Click here to purchase your copy of Pretty Delicious.


  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 4 cups fresh spinach, stems trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta (about 1 oz), optional


Heat the oven to 375°F. Place the walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until fragrant and toasted, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool.

Toss the spinach with the strawberries in a large bowl. In a small bowl whisk together the honey, mustard, vinegar, and salt. Drizzle 3/4 of the dressing over the salad and sprinkle the walnuts on top. Serve sprinkled with cheese (if using) and with the remaining dressing on the side.