• Mirin Flax Splash is one of my favorite dressings in our rotation at home! YUM!!!

    From Lyle Orr
    August 1, 2012

Healthy Recipes: Watermelon & Spinach Salad

Did you know National Watermelon Day is right around the corner? That’s right, August 8th is the one day a year we pay tribute to this fine fruit enjoyed so much during warm summer months.  Prepare this Watermelon & Spinach Salad recipe this Friday in honor is the holiday! 


4 cups Spinach, fresh

4 cups Watermelon, cubed

2 ounces Goat cheese, crumbled

2 ounces Mirin Flax Splash (see recipe below)


  • Toss fresh spinach with mirin flax dressing.
  • Plate 1 cup of spinach, top with watermelon cubes and goat cheese crumbles.
  • Enjoy

Serves: 4 (1 cup of spinach)

Calories: 110

Sodium: 90 mg

Carbohydrates: 14 g

Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4 g


Mirin Flax Splash


2 ½ cups Mirin

2 ½ teaspoons Fresh ginger, grated

15 teaspoons Soy sauce, low sodium

2 ½ teaspoons Sesame oil                       

5 tablespoons Ground flax seeds

5 teaspoons Sugar


  • Combine all ingredients and whisk

Chef’s Note:  Mirin can be purchased at Asian markets and health food stores.  Mirin is a fermented rice seasoning liquid.


Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon

Calories:  9.5

Carbohydrates:3 grams

Sodium:30 mg



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