Rubies and Greens
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
This recipe is a real gem.

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
Category: Salads
Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, Green

Ingredients

Salad Dressing
1/3 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper to taste

Salad
1 bag baby spinach or mixed greens (5 oz.)
3 cups sweet cherries, pits removed
2 cups sliced English (hothouse) cucumber
1/2 cup finely diced red onion

Directions

Whisk together orange juice, oil, honey, salt and pepper; set aside. In large bowl, combine salad ingredients. Toss with salad dressing and serve immediately.


Each serving provides:  An excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of vitamin A and fiber.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    133
  • Carbohydrates:    24g
  • Total Fat:    4.7g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.6g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    29%
  • Sodium:    233 mg
  • Protein:    2g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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