• 1 Tbl butter
  • 3/4 C almonds, blanched and slivered
  • 1 lb spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 C dried cranberries
  • 2 Tbl white sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbl poppy seeds
  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 2 tsp onion, minced
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 C white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 C cider vinegar
  • 1/2 C vegetable oil


  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook and stir almonds in butter until lightly toasted. Remove from heat, and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach with the toasted almonds and cranberries.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, onion, paprika, white wine vinegar, cider vinegar, and vegetable oil. Toss with spinach just before serving.