Recently I was approached by the people at Wellmark about featuring one of their healthy recipes, as part of their “75 Days, 75 Ways” campaign to help promote healthy living. As part of the celebration of their 75th anniversary, they’re also running a contest, which you’ll find more details after the recipe. I said I would, as I’m on the lookout for more healthy recipes to add to my repertoire that my family (the bambino) will actually eat. This Spinach, Berries and Chicken Salad is one such recipe.
Baby spinach, chicken, strawberries and kiwi–What’s not to love? Okay, the bambino wasn’t keen on the kiwi, but Jay and I loved it. The dressing is pretty good, although because I didn’t have honey mustard in the fridge, I used stone-ground (that, and, well, there’s my dislike of honey in general). It was really good–Which says a lot, given just how much I dislike honey!
As part of the anniversary celebration, Wellmark will be giving away $75,000 in grants to qualifying 501c3 and 501c4 nonprofit organizations who promote health and wellness. The deadline for applications is August 5, which has passed (yeah, that’s my fault this post is late). However, voting for the public opens August 20, so you can check out the entries and vote.
The contest is open to organizations in Iowa and South Dakota.