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Dietitian Amanda Otruba’s Fruit and Salmon Salad is packed with benefits to boost colon health. Its fruits, lettuce and spinach are rich in antioxidants, while salmon is a lean source of protein and provides plenty of omega 3 fatty acids. The Greek yogurt dressing offers an excellent source of probiotics and protein, coupled with the cancer-fighting properties found spinach’s folic acid.

Serves 1

Ingredients

Fruit and Salmon Salad 

  • 6 oz. salmon or 15 small shrimp, cooked and deskinned/deshelled
  • 2 cups spinach, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 6 large strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Greek Yogurt Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1-1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 tsp. honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Cook fish as desired. Cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Mix together all ingredients for salad.
  3. Add all ingredients together for dressing and pour over salad.