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Spinach Apple Salad

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Easiest healthy salad made with spinach, apples, cranberries, walnuts, cheddar cheese chunks and pepitas served with homemade honey mustard dressing.
Course Salad
Servings 2 people


  • 3-4 cups spinach
  • 1 apple sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup walnut halves or pecans, cashews
  • 2 tbsp pepitas
  • 1/3 cup cheddar cheese cut into small chunks
  • 2-3 twists of fresh cracked pepper

Honey Mustard Dressing:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise or greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 1 twist of fresh cracked pepper


How to make my easy and delicious Spinach Apple Salad:

  • Super easy! Slice apples into thin slices. Cut cheddar cheese into very small chunks. Toss into a large bowl: Spinach, cranberries, walnuts, pepitas, cheese and apples. Toss in honey mustard dressing and serve immediately.

How to make homemade Honey Mustard Dressing:

  • Whisk together mayonnaise (or greek yogurt if you want a healthier lighter salad), mustard, apple cider vinegar, honey, black pepper, paprika, garlic powder. The recipe makes about a half cup. This dressing will last about 3-5 days in the fridge in an airtight container.
Keyword spinach apple salad