Beet and Spinach Salad

One cup of spinach has only about 40 calories and is a good source of vitamins and minerals.


  • 4 c fresh baby spinach

  • 1 red grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and sliced

  • 12 canned sliced beets, drained (about 4 ounces)
  • Orange Vinaigrette Dressing:
  • c fresh orange juice (from an orange—not concentrate)
  • 2 t red wine vinegar

  • 2 t olive oil

  • t salt
  • dash ground black pepper


  1. In a bowl or serving platter, place the spinach, red grapefruit, sliced avocado and beets.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the Orange Vinaigrette Dressing ingredients.
  3. Lightly drizzle dressing into the salad. Season with salt and black pepper and enjoy.
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