This salad is loaded with sleep inducing minerals and vitamins.  The mixture of sweet cranberries and big flavor of the green apple combined with the crunch of the walnut and saltiness of the gorgonzola makes for a delicious and flavorful bedtime snack.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients for Salad

1 bag 50% blend mixed greens and spinach washed
2 Granny Smith Apples, peeled and sliced
1/3 cup Dried Cranberries
½ cup Gorgonzola Cheese crumbled
½ cup Walnut pieces

Ingredients for Dressing

¼ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
¼ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
½ tsp. Dijon Mustard
¼ tsp. Garlic Powder
¼ tsp. Dried Oregano
¼ tsp. Dried Basil
¼ tsp. Freshly Ground Black Pepper


1. In a large bowl, toss together all the salad ingredients.

2.In a small bowl, whisk together all the vinaigrette ingredients. Drizzle vinaigrette over the salad and toss. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 347
Calories from fat 243
Total fat 27g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 206mg
Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 3.1%
Calcium 9.4%
Vitamin C 5.1%
Iron 1%
Phosphorus 0mg


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