Learn how to make Orange-Spinach Salad, one of Rita's recipes with folate to reduce dementia risk.

Orange-Spinach Salad


  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 (11-ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • ¼ cup green onion slices


  1. In small bowl whisk together orange juice, vinegar, oil, sugar and zest until well blended. Set aside. 
  2. In serving bowl toss together spinach, cucumbers, oranges, walnuts and green onions. Add the orange juice dressing; toss together to mix. Serve immediately.