Mango Avocado Spinach Salad


This salad has a light sweet taste and includes fresh mango, avocado and a simple home-made poppy seed dressing. It’s great for when you want a light but healthy lunch that keeps you satisfied and full.


  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cup of diced mango
  • 1 avocado, diced (or you can double this to 2 avocados!)
  • 4 ounces crumbled Gorgonzola or blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced walnuts, toasted
  • half a small red onion, thinly sliced
  • Poppy seed dressing (recipe below)

Poppy Seed Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup avocado oil (or any oil, such as olive oil)
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Honey
  • 1 Tbsp. poppy seeds
  • pinch of ground dry mustard (optional)
  • salt and pepper



  1. Toss all ingredients together with your desired amount of dressing until combined. Serve immediately.


  1. Whisk all ingredients together until properly combined.


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    • Marra
    • November 10, 2016

    another awesome recipe from my fav cookfor1 writer

    • Lisa
    • November 10, 2016

    The homemade dressing really makes this extra special. Fun to make and perfect for a summer day.

    • Jake
    • November 10, 2016

    I didnt have time to make the dressing but I added some raspberry based vinaigrette and loved it. Fruity!!

    • Anais
    • November 10, 2016

    I’m allergic to mangos, so I made mine with apples instead. This recipe is so great because you can really switch it up depending on what you prefer.

    • Mama Jan
    • November 10, 2016

    so healthy and so good. my kids are going to be fooled

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