• 3 small gala apples or 2 medium , cored and thinly sliced • 1 cup pecans , toasted • 4 oz feta or goat cheese , crumbled (don't use the pre-crumbled stuff) • 1/2 cup dried cranberries • 10 Ounces of baby spinach • 1/2 small red onion , sliced into thin strips (optional)
Maple-Cider Vinaigrette • 1/2 cup olive oil • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup • 2 tsp dijon mustard • 1/4 tsp salt • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1.In a large salad bowl toss together spinach, apples, pecans, feta or goat cheese, cranberries and red onion. Drizzle desired amount of dressing over salad and toss to evenly coat. Serve immediately after adding dressing.
2.For the dressing:
3.Add all ingredients to a medium mason jar. Cover with lid and shake to blend well (or alternately just blend well in a bowl with a whisk).