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Looking for an easy recipe for your Memorial Day BBQ? Look no further! This is an easy-to-make salad that you can take for those park picnics, backyard barbecues or munch on in the comfort of your home! This Stars and Stripes salad is the perfect meal for those wanting even more red, white and blue in their day!

Stars and Stripes Salad

  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 1 ½ cups blueberries
  • 1 ½ cups sliced strawberries
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp pepper (to taste)
  • (optional) 1 cup pecans

(Makes 6 servings)

This is great as an afternoon snack or even as a light meal. The baby spinach, blueberries, and strawberries are all good sources of antioxidants. The feta cheese gives a creamy texture to the crunchy spinach leaves, and both add protein, which will keep you feeling full for a longer period of time. This combination of nutritionally-beneficial ingredients will result in a delicious summer salad that will leave you wanting more!

Calories: 277, Protein: 7.5g, CHO: 19g,  Fat: 20g