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Hey POPsters!!

The other night I went to a dinner party and I brought a deliciously healthy appetizer to share! I don’t know why I decided to film a video even though I was running late, but whatever, it felt opportune! Hahahaha. Here’s my recipe for one of my most FAVORITE salads in the word: Sweet & Savory Cranberry Spinach Salad! Takes less than 5 minutes to make and OMG the flavors are so harmoniously amazing.

spinach

Get a bunch of fresh, washed baby spinach!

craisins

Then top it off with some dried cranberries! I got orange infused ones just for kicks.

almonds

You can really add any nut but I love raw almonds. People usually use toasted pecans or candied walnuts.

chevre

I had to go to a pronunciation website to figure out how to say “Chevre”. Basically you just wanna crumble it on!

raspberry vinaigrette

Then drizzle on the raspberry vinaigrette! I got this from Smart & Final. I am sure you can find versions of it at your local grocery store. Trader Joes actually has a very nice one too!

cranberry spinach salad

TADA! The final result!!! So so good!!!

Please give it a try! It could even be the appetizer you make for your honey this Valentine’s day! By the way…what V-day recipes do you wanna see on FOOD Bites? Tell me in the comments! I’ll be filming this week.

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  • Thanks dinner sorted for me this evening. Looks yummy.

  • Colby Heeter says:

    Could you use just plain lettuce instead of Spinach?

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  • Elena says:

    Yum! I’m making this tomorrow but I’m gonna use feta instead just because I have it on hand. Looks so fresh and delicious. Ooh for the Valentine’s day you should make something chocolate-y! :)

  • I think I’m going to try this tomorrow after the gym…I’ll make it at the salad bar in Whole Foods!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looks Delicious!

  • s6milerun says:

    Hi Cassey,

    You make cooking so healthy and easy. After watching Food Bites, I immediately run to the kitchen and try your recipes and cooking techniques. This coming from a person who used to think cooking was a pointless use of time. I was like, why cook when I could “eat raw,” with indisputable conveniance and benefits? You’ve changed me! Since you asked for a Food Bites suggestion, I will suggest a vegetarian stir-fry! If this idea fizzles out, maybe you could help find a way to make celery more than just my smoothie ingredient.

    Thanks for the salad recipe!

  • Amy says:

    This sounds delicious! For Valentine’s Day, something chocolate-y that I don’t have to feel guilty about eating!!

  • Megan says:

    I make a salad like this but I add apples or pears, and use poppyseed dressing instead. It’s super tasty!

  • kirillstorch says:

    is this ok for people with digestive issues?

  • Leonie says:

    This sounds so yummy!! :) But I would do it with Cassey’s raspberry vinaigrette dressing, she has a recipe for it which is really delicious! Thanks!

  • MMM Awesome. So healthy and fresh! Happy CNY!! looks delicious

  • https://healthyrevelations.wordpress.com/2013/02/09/healthy-french-toast-made-in-the-microwave/ This is my favorite salad i’ve ever made. It was soooo good yet sooooooooo healthy for you. Don’t you just love when you can say that about something?

  • Margaret says:

    Something clean and chocolate!

  • ann-kathrin says:

    Oh I hoped I’d find a cool self-made dressing recipe here. Could you create some dressings just out of what everyone has like oil vinegar yogurt mustard whatsoever…I need more variations in my salads!

    • Leonie says:

      There is a recipe for raspberry vinaigrette on here, just check the recipes, it is delicious! :)

  • Zia says:

    omg, looks delicious! I love trying new salads, so thanks :D

  • Ivori Rose says:

    I do not like the flavor combo of sweet and savory mixed together ; it’s either sweet or savory for me =D

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