Lunch | Dinner

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 436


  • 36g


  • 23g


  • 10g




  • 6 Cups Baby Spinach
  • 2 Cups Strawberries, washed and sliced
  • 1 Avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 4 Oz Crumbled Cheese (feta, gorgonzola, blue cheese)
  • ¼ Cup Slivered Almonds
  • ½ Red Onion, thinly sliced
  • – Poppy Seed Dressing –
  • ⅓ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • Pinch of Dry Ground Mustard
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • DDairy:

    Replace cheese with a non-dairy cheese or omit cheese.

  • NNuts:

    Replace almonds with roasted sunflower seeds.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Create Ice Bath In a small bowl, add water and ice to create an ice bath.

  • 3.

    Add Red Onion to Ice Bath Add the red onion slices to the ice bath to remove the bite of the onion. Remove onion after approximately 5 minutes.

  • 4.

    Toss Salad Toss all salad ingredients together in a large bowl until well combined.

  • 5.

    Whisk Dressing In the other small bowl, whisk together the poppy seed dressing ingredients.

  • 6.

    Serve & Enjoy! Drizzle dressing over salad. Serve immediately and enjoy.

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Spinach is a nutrient powerhouse. It’s packed with antioxidants to help reduce inflammation associated with psoriatic disease. It also contains nutrients and vitamins that may help lower the risk of heart disease and diabetes.


Strawberries contain high amounts of vitamin C, a nutrient important to the immune system. They also may help to prevent inflammation in the body, improve cholesterol levels, and decrease the risk for heart disease.


Avocados are both a fruit and a fat, and contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to help keep your body working it’s best.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil contains antioxidants and monounsaturated fats important to lowering inflammation in the body and reducing the risk of heart disease.

PD Cooking Tips

  • Onion

    Use pre-diced onion from the deli-section of your local grocery.

  • Dressing

    When energy levels are high, try making the dressing in-advance. Dressing will keep for up to 7 days in the refrigerator. to save time on days when energy is low.

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