STRAWBERRY, MINT, SPINACH & GOAT CHEESE SALAD WITH BALSAMIC, HONEY & POPPYSEED DRESSING

Strawberry, mint, spinach & goat cheese salad recipe

Strawberry, mint, spinach & goat cheese salad with balsamic, honey, poppy seed dressing.

SPRING / SUMMER SALADS

This impressive salad is quick to put together, and is full of flavour & colour. Add this to your dinner party menu or serve it your next backyard BBQ get-together.

4-6 Servings

SALAD | INGREDIENTS

  • 10 ounces of fresh pre-washed baby spinach
  • 1 quart strawberries hulled and quartered (about 1 pound)
  • 1/4 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 100 gr crumbled plain goat cheese
  • 2/3 cup walnuts
  • 10-20 fresh mint leaves

SALAD | METHOD

Combine all ingredients into a large bowl and toss.

DRESSING | INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

DRESSING | METHOD

Add all ingredients to glass jar with lid, shake until combined. Taste. Add more sugar or seasoning per personal preference. Top salad with dressing just prior to serving.

 

ENJOY!

SIMPLE EASTER DINNER

Simple Easter Dinner Menu

Simple & Elegant Easter Dinner For Busy People

I would have to say that I love to cook. I usually choose to bake from scratch. But, as life gets hectic sometimes, I admit to taking shortcuts. This Easter is falling in the middle of a crazy time in our lives. So I have decided to simplify my family Easter dinner.

Below I’ve linked all the recipes that I have used time and time again. I hope you love them as much as we do! Happy Easter.

 

THE MENU

Carrot & ginger soup | Williams-Sonoma

Strawberry, mint, spinach & goat cheese salad | GFTD

Apricot glazed ham | Natasha’s Kitchen

Garlic mashed potatoes | Martha Stewart

Roasted asparagus | Skinny Taste

Assorted breads & biscuits | Local bakery, like Cobbs

Mini lemon tarts | Tenderflakes Mini Tart Shells + Lemon Pie Filling

Medley of berries with crème fraîche

Chocolate eggs & bunnies | Assemble your own or visit Christy’s Gourmet

 

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