For a colorful treat, mix green spinach, red beets and oranges for a salad rich with antioxidants and vitamins A and C.
1 lb spinach, washed, dried and chopped
1 cup canned sliced beets
2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 T orange juice
2 T olive oil
1 T water
1 T honey
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
Put spinach in a bowl and add beets and oranges. For the dressing, combine the rest of the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer until the liquid is reduced by about one third. Let cool, then drizzle dressing over salad.