Spring Mix with Berries & Balsamic Vinaigrette
Welcome to the Sunday Fitness & Food Link-Up! School is finally out and we have just started to enjoy some Summer weather here in Maine. Fresh, local organic berries are starting to become available and I am in heaven with all of the lovely recipes I can prepare. This week I am featuring a simple Spring Mix Salad with Berries & Balsamic Vinaigrette that I love to make at this time of year.
Here is what you will need:
- 8 Cups of Spring Mix
- 3/4 Cup of fresh Blackberries
- 3/4 Cup of fresh Raspberries
- 3/4 Cup of fresh Blueberries
- 6 oz. of Goat Cheese, crumbled
- 1/2 Cup of Almonds, chopped
- 1/2 Cup of Raspberry Preserves
- 1/3 Cup of Balsamic Vinegar
- 1/4 Cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 Cup of Honey
To Make Dressing:
1. Combine ingredients in medium bowl & whisk until well mixed
To Make Salad:
1. Place Spring Mix, Blackberries, Blueberries, & Raspberries in a large bowl and toss gently.
2. Add Goat Cheese & Almonds
Serve in Bowls and drizzle with dressing
(Yield: approximately 8 servings)
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