While you enjoy this delicious green leafy salad, check out this new study that found older adults who got daily servings of green leafy vegetables slowed the natural age-related decline in cognition by 11 years.

Dressing Ingredients:

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp white wine or champagne vinegar
1/2 c + 2 tbsp dried apple juice-sweetened cranberries


Salad Ingredients:

3 c organic baby spinach leaves
11/2 c organic baby arugula
1/2 c shelled walnuts or pistachios
1/4 c goat cheese or vegan chèvre
Salt and pepper to taste


Directions: Combine olive oil, vinegar and 2 tbsp of the cranberries in a food processor. Process until berries are finely chopped, about 30 seconds. Allow to set for 30 minutes at room temperature. Wash and spin the greens until dry. In a large bowl, gently toss salad greens, cranberries, and nuts with the dressing. Sprinkle cheese crumbles atop. Delicious served with a warmed fresh sprouted grain bread or topped with grilled pasture-raised chicken.

Natural Insights for Well Being May 2018