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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

From "The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook" by Mark Hyman, MD Macadamia nuts and strawberries are a wonderful combination. This salad is cool and refreshing, great for a summer party!

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 10 whole(s) fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 2 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 ounce(s) baby spinach, rinsed well
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped toasted macadamia nuts
  • 14 whole(s) fresh strawberries, hulled and thinly sliced


Make the vinaigrette: Combine 10 strawberries, balsamic vinegar, sesame seeds, 1/2 cup olive oil, salt and pepper in a blender and blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Check for seasoning and add more salt and pepper if needed.

Assemble the salad: In a large bowl combine the spinach, onion, macadamia nuts, and strawberries and toss gently. Serve the vinaigrette on the side. Leftover vinaigrette can be stored in the refrigerator and used for up to 5 days.

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