This salad is quick to whip up and delicious when served with chicken or fish. Asparagus is rich in folate, necessary for healthy red blood cells and a good mood.

Serves 2


  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and lightly cooked
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 large handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • ¼ cup roasted pecans, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons each of olive oil and lemon juice


  1. Slice the cooked asparagus in half and place it into a serving bowl, along with all other ingredients except oil and lemon juice.
  2. Toss the salad gently, drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice and serve.