Alzheimer's-Fighting Spinach-Walnut-Citrus Salad

Added to Recipes on Mon 07/19/2010


1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

1 tsp honey

Dash of cayenne pepper

Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)



1 large bunch spinach, washed and trimmed

1/4 cup walnut halves, raw or pan-roasted

1/2 orange, cut into segments

1/2 grapefruit, cut into segments

2 green onions, chopped



Combine oil, vinegar, honey and cayenne pepper; mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired. Toss spinach with dressing and walnuts. Arrange orange and grapefruit sections on top and garnish with green onions.

Excerpted from YOU: On a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz. Copyright (c) 2006, 2009 by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Oz Works LLC, f/s/o Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.  Excerpted with permission by Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.