Apple, Walnut, Cranberry, and Spinach Salad

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The wonderful combination of fruit and nuts makes this salad perfect any time of year. The dressing can be used for any salad or as a marinade for chicken or vegetables.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4


  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 bag (6 oz.) organic baby spinach
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. dried cranberries
  • 1 medium Fuji apple, cored and chopped
  • ½ cup feta cheese


  • Whisk all the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. You can also pour into a small, airtight container and shake vigorously.
  • In a large bowl, mix the salad ingredients. Add the dressing and toss before serving.