IMG_5032.JPGStart the New Year with healthy recipes! Apple cranberry walnut salad makes a perfect lunch or dinner. Add chicken if desired.

3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup honey
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. poppy seeds
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. onion, finely chopped
3/4 cup olive oil
1 small head Romaine lettuce, chopped
8 oz. baby spinach
2 apples, thinly sliced
1 cup dried cranberries
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/3 cup Feta cheese crumbles
3/4 cup pecans

In a medium bowl add apple cider vinegar, honey, sugar, garlic powder, poppy seeds, salt, onion and olive oil. Whisk to combine; refrigerate.

In a large bowl, toss lettuce, spinach, apples, cranberries, bacon, pepper, onion, cheese and pecans. Drizzle with desired amount of dressing and toss to combine.

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