Sunny Salad

bowl of sunny salad

Serves: 4

Fruits and Vegetables: ¾ cup per serving


2 cups greens, such as spinach, romaine, or favorite mixed variety, torn

1 (11 oz) can mandarin oranges, drained or pieces of fresh orange, grapefruit, pear or apples, chopped

4 thin slices sweet red onion, cut into half rings


Dressing Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil

2 tablespoons 100% orange juice

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar


  1. Wash and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables.
  2. Place greens in a large bowl and top with oranges or other fruit and onion.
  3. Shake dressing ingredients in a jar or whisk in a small bowl.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and toss before serving.


  • Add 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds.
  • Add ½ cup chopped cooked chicken.
  • Add 2 tablespoons sliced almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: ¾ cup; Calories: 100; Carbohydrates: 9 g; Fiber 2 g; Fat: 7 g; Saturated fat: 1 g; Sodium: 5 mg

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