Spinach Blackberry Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Spinach Blackberry Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing – A delicious and nutritious blend of power greens, sweet blackberries, and almonds tossed in a lemon poppyseed dressing!

Spinach Salad with Blackberries and Nuts

This Spinach Blackberry Salad is truly delicious, healthy, and prepared in just minutes! The BEST sweet lemon poppyseed dressing over fresh berries and pecans sitting atop a bed of spinach. 

I am a snacker. I may have mentioned this tidbit about me here and there, but for reals, I can snack all day and go through the day without an actual meal. Pass me the Wonderful Almonds and leave me alone with ’em… Then, see what happens in 5 minutes.

Thus, when our days are filled with outside play, tanning, or just jumping in the pool, my snack obsession is ON! And it’s totally A-OK because who brings a meal to the pool?! Right. Not me.

Spinach Blackberry Salad - A delicious and nutritious blend of power greens, sweet blackberries, and almonds tossed in a lemon poppyseed dressing!

But, you know what’s totally cool? I don’t do junk snacks. No siree! I am a fruits and nuts girl. That’s why when we go to the beach, or to the pool, I just lug a beach bag filled with some of my favorites, such as everything Wonderful Brands has to offer – Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Almond Accents, and of course that incredible POM Wonderful Juice!

Wonderful Brands is the fastest-growing brand in America’s produce aisles and it has become a trusted household name for delicious nuts and fruits – from pistachios to pomegranates. Did you know that 30 Wonderful Pistachios are only 100 calories?! That makes Wonderful Pistachios a delicious, smart snack, and a nutrient-rich alternative to “junk” snacks.

Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Also, those Wonderful Almond Accents are SO! GOOD! I have not had a salad without them in the past 2 or 3 months. I add them to every salad that I make, including this Spinach Blackberry Salad topped with a handful of the Sweet Roasted Pomegranate Almond Accents and a drizzle of Lemon Poppyseed Dressing. Amazing!

To add, just an FYI, for those of you who are watching your calories or are conscious about sodium, switching from seasoned croutons to flavorful Wonderful Almond Accents is a pretty good option. AND at 40 calories per serving, I usually double up and make it a Saladbration!

Spinach Salad with Blackberries

Wanna have a Saladbration of your own?! It must be your lucky day because now you can! MAKE THY SALAD! You will love this fantastic Spinach Blackberry Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing. 

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Spinach Salad with Blackberries and Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Spinach Blackberry Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Katerina | Diethood
Spinach salad with blackberries, almonds, parmesan cheese, and a Lemon Poppyseed Dressing.
Servings : 4 serves
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

For the Salad
  • 1 bag (6 to 8 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
For the Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 whole lemon (about 3 to 4 tablespoons lemon juice)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon poppyseeds

Instructions
 

  • Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl and mix lightly; set aside.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW Freestyle Points: 9

Nutrition

Calories: 344 kcal | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 29 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 5 mg | Sodium: 294 mg | Potassium: 623 mg | Fiber: 8 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 5510 IU | Vitamin C: 31.7 mg | Calcium: 234 mg | Iron: 3.2 mg | Net Carbs: 8 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: nuts, salad dressing recipe, spinach salad
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42 comments on “Spinach Blackberry Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing”

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  1. Gintare @Gourmantine

    Good for you for not snacking on junk food! I’ve just recently learned to love walnuts and their mine favorite to go snack!

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