A fruit-filled spinach salad with a honey poppy seed dressing! This is a great side dish that will add a lot of color and flavor to your meal!


For the dressing:

  •  cup extra virgin olive oil
  •  cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 ½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 ½ tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger or ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon smooth Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
For the salad:
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 6 medium clementines peeled, halved and cut in ¼-inch slices (we used oranges instead)
  • 1 medium ripe avocado cored, halved, peeled and sliced into one-quarter-inch slices
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds


For the dressing: Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake, shake, shake! That’s it!

For the salad: Place spinach in a large bowl. Top with clementines and avocados. Drizzle lightly with 2-3 tablespoons of the Honey Poppyseed Dressing and toss gently. Top with pomegranate arils and candied pecans.

Recipe from The Cafe Sucre Farine