Simple Superfood Salad

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Food Fact

Farmers across the country planned for, planted and harvested the fresh ingredients in this colorful salad. In fact, The Buckeye State is a strawberry hotspot, ranking tenth nationally for strawberry production. Ohio farmers go far beyond berries, though. Food and agriculture combined are the state’s number one industry, employing one in every eight Ohioans.

Total Time: 10 minutes

Recipe Note: These measurements make enough for 4 servings, but you can adjust the proportions to your preference in taste and size. If pecans and almonds are a little out of your price range, you can substitute them for a more affordable alternative like sunflower seeds.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup almonds
  • 10 ounces spinach
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 2/3 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • Balsamic vinaigrette to taste

Directions

  1. Toast pecans and almonds until fragrant and lightly browned. Cool completely.

  2. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

  3. Toss with dressing and serve immediately.