June 2, 2022

Salmon + Strawberry = Summer YUM

Protein, fiber, and loads of vitamins are packed into this fun summer salad

Makes 4 Servings


  • One tablespoon of avocado or grapeseed oil
  • Four (4)-ounce salmon filets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Six cups of baby spinach (or other green)
  • Two cups of cooked and cooled quinoa
  • One cup of strawberries, sliced
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • One tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • One tablespoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Heat oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Add salmon to pan and sear, for about 2- 3 minutes on each side. Set aside.

In a large salad bowl, add baby spinach, cooked quinoa, strawberries, and pecans. Toss to combine.

Make the balsamic vinaigrette by mixing ingredients together in a jar, seal tightly and shake until smooth. Set aside.

Divide salad and serve on four plates. Top with salmon. Sprinkle on chopped pecans and add a drizzle of dressing.

Article contributed by amfamfit

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