Bright berries sit on a bed of spinach with crisp veggies and a sprinkle of feta cheese in this sweet berry salad. Drizzling with a homemade sweet and tangy balsamic dressing takes this healthy salad to next level perfection!
Tuesday July 21, 2020
Balsamic Blueberries Cucumber Feta Peppers Spinach Strawberries
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The other day I opened my fridge to make our classic lettuce and veggie salad for dinner, and I realized I had no lettuce. Great, dinner was ruined. While I angrily shoved things around in the fridge, I noticed my giant tub of spinach. I don't usually enjoy salads that only have spinach as the greens, but I decided to give it a go in a final attempt to save dinner, and I'm so glad I did! Sometimes the best kitchen ideas around here come from desperation.
We love this salad, its so easy and so healthy, and it tastes and looks like something you would get at a restaurant.The ingredients are simple. Just some baby spinach topped with bell pepper, cucumber, blueberries, strawberries, and of course feta. It takes less than 5 minutes to throw all this in a bowl and then you are good to go. I use a homemade strawberry balsamic dressing (recipe is below!) for this salad, but feel free to top with any fruity dressing you prefer.
This salad is the perfect summer side. The touch of sweetness from the berries pairs nicely with the stronger flavor of the spinach, and the feta just brings it all together perfectly. This is the first salad that I have ever made that I put fruit in, but it definitely will not be the last. Are you a fan of fruit on salads, or no? Let me know!
Strawberry Balsamic Dressing:
Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.
Wednesday July 8, 2020
Lentils mingle with crisp vegetables, seeds, cranberries and of course a generous helping of feta cheese in this healthy salad. Healthy but still so satisfying this salad is perfect for make ahead lunches, or to bring to a potluck!
Balsamic Feta Lentils
Monday March 29, 2021
This Mexican avocado salad recipe is quick and easy to make, while still being delicious! Featuring avocado, tomato, corn, and black beans tossed with a lip smacking homemade chili lime dressing, this filling salad will quickly become your new favorite!
Avocado Avocado Oil Black Beans Chili Powder Cilantro Corn Cumin Garlic Powder Lime Maple Syrup Oregano Salt Tomatoes
Wednesday August 26, 2020
Sweet potato veggie nuggets are the delicious way to get your veggies in! Perfect for kids and adults alike, these cute little nuggets are both nutritious and delicious!
Broccoli Carrots Ricotta Cheese Sweet Potato
Thursday August 6, 2020
Lentils and beets combine beautifully with a hint of garlic and rosemary in this hummus inspired dip. Enjoy with crackers, vegetables, or as a sandwich spread!
Beets Garlic Lentils Rosemary