Pump-It-Up Spinach Salad

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4 servings

Popeye had to eat his spinach from a can, but your tyke can enjoy it fresh and sweet.


  • 2 tbsp raw sunflower seeds
  • 6 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 medium mangoes , peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp tahini , (sesame seed paste)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove , minced
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper , to taste


  • Heat a small frying pan to medium, add sunflower seeds and toast, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes, or until golden brown and fragrant. Set aside
  • In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, water and lemon juice until smooth. Add garlic, honey, salt and pepper, whisking to combine.
  • Toss spinach and mango slices in a large salad bowl, drizzle on dressing and toss to combine. Garnish with sunflower seeds.