Spinach Salad with Crab and Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Deficiencies in magnesium, folate, and zinc have all been linked to depression. Get a healthy dose of these mood-supporting nutrients to feel your best.
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Deficiencies in magnesium (found in cashews), folate (spinach), and zinc (crab) have all been linked to depression. Get a healthy dose of these mood-supporting nutrients to feel, and think, your best.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 2 percent Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 8 oz (about 5 cups) baby spinach
  • 8 oz cooked crabmeat
  • 8 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries or blueberries
  • 2 tbsp cashew pieces

Preparation

To make ranch dressing:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, chives, 2 tbsp water, black pepper, and garlic salt.
  2. Arrange the spinach, crabmeat, celery, apple, cherries, and cashews on a platter. Drizzle with dressing and serve.

See also Avocado Poblano Salad With Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 256
  • Carbohydrate Content: 19 g
  • Fat Content: 13 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g