Spinach Tomato Salad

This delicious, heart healthy rich spinach tomato salad that is loaded with nutrients. The spinach provides nearly 20 percent of the daily recommend- ed allowance of dietary fiber, helping to maintain low blood sugar. Spinach

also lowers blood pressure, which could help prevent strokes, heart attack and other potentially life-threatening heart problems. The antioxidant rich tomatoes help lower high cholesterol levels. While the cashews add a delicious, rich taste while being a healthier nut than most containing the same heart-healthy monounsaturated fat found in olive oil.

Recipe Ingredients:

4-6 cups fresh spinach, washed

1 cup grape tomatoes

3/4 cup cashews

1/2 cup yellow onion

2 tablespoons sweet basil

2 cloves garlic

2 teaspoon ginger

1/2 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon lime juice

Recipe Instructions:

Chop up onions and place in a medium sized mixing bowl. Mince the sweet basil, garlic and ginger adding to mixing bowl. Next add olive oil, lemon juice, lime juice and sea salt. Mix ingredients and set bowl aside. In larger bowl add washed grape tomatoes, cashews and gently fold in freshly washed spinach. Makes 4 servings.