8ounces penne noodlescooked according to package directions
2cupspacked fresh baby spinach leaves
¼cupdried cranberriesor dried blueberries
½cupsalted cashewsor other nut like pecans or walnuts
Orange Poppyseed Dressing
½cupextra virgin olive oil
⅓cupapple cider vinegar
¼cupplain greek yogurt
optional: pinch of salt and pepper
Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar, cover, and shake well. Set aside.
Combine penne, spinach, strawberries, pineapple, cranberries, and cashews in a large bowl and toss with the prepared dressing.
Serve immediately or cover and chill for 1 hour before serving.
Make ahead:prepare this salad ahead of time by preparing as written, but do not toss with the dressing. Store salad and dressing in airtight containers in fridge up to 24 hours before serving. Toss with dressing immediately before serving.