Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing

4 Sep

Just found this healthy salad from Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen!

Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen

 Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing

Which do you think is more nutritious, spinach or kale?

Most people might guess kale, but according to an article in The Huffington Post (Kale vs. Spinach: Which Is Healthier?), both are “very healthy choices. Kale might have the edge here, but spinach is no slouch.”

But why choose? Combine both in this delightfully delicious salad. It’s extremely easy to assemble, and the dressing is oh so good! A bit sweet and yet a little tart, it has a burst of flavor and a little kick. I made this for my students in our vegan cooking class a few weeks back, and everyone was so surprised that a dressing could be this good, and this fast to prepare. And with super foods kale and spinach, you’re getting plenty of Vitamins A, B6, C, K, folate, calcium, copper, manganese, iron, and fiber.

You can certainly add your own twist to…

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One Response to “Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing”

  1. Vicki Brett-Gach September 4, 2014 at 11:49 pm #

    Hi there, Carla! Thanks for posting this! Hey, I’m a WSU graduate too! So nice to discover your site! : )

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