Nature’s Perfect Salad

  • Yield 4 servings

A summery salad made with fresh strawberries and blueberries, drizzled with a honey-apple cider vinaigrette

'My husband and I enjoy eating healthy, so I created 'Nature's Perfect Salad.' All the ingredients are rich in nutrition, and my husband loves it.'


1 cup baby spinach
1 cup torn lettuce, any variety
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen and thawed)
1/2 cup quartered strawberries (fresh or frozen and thawed)
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons minced onion
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons bottled horseradish
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine all salad ingredients in a glass bowl.
  2. Combine all dressing ingredients and stir well with a whisk. Just before serving, pour over salad and toss to coat.

— Dorothea Hartman, Decatur, Ill.




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