Spinach, Berries and Chicken Salad

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A few weeks ago, the folks over at Wellmark, asked me if I would make one of their healthy recipes, and post about it. ¬†Sure! Although, I am usually a ” make it up as I go along” gal, following someone else’s recipe for a change is a fantastic way to broaden my horizons and get out of recipe ruts.

If you read this blog often, you may notice that I rarely post salad recipes. ¬†That’s because, USUALLY when I am making a salad, I am pulling out whatever I can find in my fridge to top it. ¬†veggies, maybe some raisins. ¬†or cheese. ¬†I rarely have all the ingredients needed to make a¬†Special Salad. ¬†

What you see here is actually a 1/2 recipe. I was the only one eating it, so when I made it I cut the recipe in 1/2.

 

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This salad actually only took a few minutes to put together.  I always keep baby spinach in my fridge.  I also, almost always keep grilled chicken in my freezer, that I can easily thaw and add to salads.  All I basically had to do was to make this yummy warm salad dressing and cut up the fruit. salad111.jpg

My favorite part about this salad, was by FAR this yummy salad dressing. ¬†I used all of my extra strawberries to sop it up at the bottom of the bowl ( mostly because I know it’s not lady-like to lick bowls ) When viewing this recipe, I wasn’t sure if the salad dressing was meant to be warm. ¬†But I warmed chicken broth in my microwave, and this is the way it turned out. ¬†It was fabulous!¬†

Warm Honey Mustard Salad Dressing 

Mix all of the following ingredients together in a dressing container or bowl. 

1/2 cup of Warm reduced sodium chicken broth

2 tablespoons of Honey

2 teaspoons of olive oil 

2 teaspoons of Mustard

Salt and Pepper

Celebrating Wellmark’s 75th Anniversery! ¬†

Okay, now for the fun part of this post. ¬†As I mentioned before, This recipes was brought to you by Wellmark. ¬†Wellmark is a ¬†health care company, and in part of their 75th anniversary, they are celebraring with ” 75 Days, 75 Ways”. ¬†

Included in this celebration is a giveaway for 75,000 for ANY non -profit 501c3 and 501c4 organizations who promote health and wellness. 

I am going to be promoting this giveaway on social media over the next few weeks. ¬†If you know of a deserving organization, read about this campaign on Wellmark’s website Here.¬†¬† In addition, If you are interested, please read the Rules and Regulations¬†and use this link to submit your entry. ¬†¬†

This campaign is open to those tho live in Iowa and South Dakota.  

Please don’t hesitate to ask questions about this campaign if you have any. ¬†

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