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Pomegranate and Pear Salad

Side Dishes



1 pear, thinly sliced
3 cups spinach
1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
1/8 cup pecans
1/8 cup blue cheese
2 tablespoons sherry vinaigrette


Layer ingredients into a bowl or on a plate. Add dressing when ready to eat. This recipe yields one serving, so make several salads at once. Pair with a lean protein for an easy weekday lunch or convenient weeknight meal.


Rebecca Turner is an author, registered dietitian, radio host, television presenter and a certified specialist in sports dietetics with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A lifelong Mississippian, she has spent the last decade offering no-nonsense nutrition guidance that allows you to enjoy good health and good food. Her book, “Mind Over Fork,” challenges the way you think, not the way you eat. Find her on social media and online at

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