Learn how your comment data is processed. This salad screams spring :) I must make those goat cheese croutons ASAP! And, how can you go wrong with goat cheese croutons? A smoothie that made my tummy upset for days. This hearty, healthy kale salad with dried cranberries, sliced almonds and fresh goat cheese is a wonderful side salad for Thanksgiving or any time of the year. You read that last sentence correctly. Loaded with fresh strawberries, goat cheese, pistachios, and a delicious honey balsamic vinaigrette. This looks like one giant plate of OMGYUMIWANTTHAT. Such a nice indulgence. Track exercise, weight, ketones, blood glucose, and body measurements. This Strawberry Spinach Salad is an AMAZING twist on a summer favorite! I want this right now! Does this remind you of every board game you played as a child, where there was at least one kid who had to amend the rules because his/her brain couldn’t help but think outside the box? Thank you so much for bringing it to celebrate my virtual baby shower – this is such an amazing, sweet surprise… and full of strawberries, which I honestly just ate half a pound of – ha! I can’t wait to try it. This salad is sure to become your new favorite go-to for picnics, cookouts, and everyday meals! Free carb counter and keto diet tracker for the low carb and ketogenic diet. Add two goat cheese medallions to each salad. If the cheese begins to soften, refrigerate the breaded medallions for 15 minutes before frying. Set aside. I need to make a salad I think! Slideshow: Delicious Green Salads (totally kidding! This is a grain-free, d, Oh hey is your Thanksgiving going to be w, Dishing out some Pumpkin Pie Bar juju for all you, Mediterranean-Style Scalloped Potatoes! Mash the strawberries with a fork. Goat cheese croutons are one of my favorite things to make. And that totally counts where the pink factor is concerned. Kale and strawberry, yay! I seem to always always have extra kale hanging out in the fridge. A lovely salad. Da salad ka-weeeeeennn! I totally went yellow with lemon. Gorgeous salad, Marisa. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I want that vinaigrette on everything this spring! I wish I could eat this right now for lunch! such a great color too! Note: this will make your house smell like vinegar. This vibrant, healthy salad is perfect for summer. Ingredients 3 cups baby spinach 3 cups kale 1 cup quartered strawberries 1 avocado (diced) 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese So this weekend, I did a little house, dog, and cat-sitting, a little wine-ing (shocked? In a separate plate, mix the panko, basil, salt, and pepper. The dressing sounds amazing – can’t wait to try! Your email address will not be published. Love pink and green, totally preppy; and I’m loving this peppy, preppy little salad! Ever since I turned in my manuscript for Let Them Eat Kale!, … It looks amazing! Those "croutons" looks so good! ), and a lot of kale-ing. Not because I lost that loving feeling toward the leafy green, but because my kale tank was full and it hasn’t been until recently that I felt I needed to replenish it. I love a good kale salad with fresh fruit. I couldn’t help myself. Happy baby shower to Georgia! I may never be invited to shower again. And I was busy wine-ing so I couldn’t be bothered to stop and massage the kale. You would certainly be welcome to my shower with this salad in hand! Loved that name! Something so new to me. Yum!!! 1 bunch kale (about 12 ounces), trimmed and chopped (about 14 cups) 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries; 3/4 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled; 1/4 cup minced fresh mint; 1 cup crumbled feta cheese; 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted haha the pink strawberries totally count!! I had strawberries that were ripe for the using and some fresh herbs, so I decided to make a strawberry-mint vinaigrette for the kale salad. Thank you, Heather! Seriously amazing. Oh how I love a little bit of fried goat cheese on my salad! A nice little indulgence. So this is pretty much the prettiest kale salad that I ever did see! (You will … :-) Fry until golden brown (about 1-2 minutes per side). Beat the egg in a bowl. Siri. Yes. Sample a little bit … Solution: baby kale. The dressing is really cool too! This sounds so perfect for these spring days! Haha! Anytime a menu has goat cheese rounds, I'm in! Hey! I threw sunflower seeds, almonds, avocado, fresh chopped mint, and goat cheese into the mix and ended up with a flavorful, healthful, vibrant, spring salad. I happen to have all these things in my fridge right now! No way, no how. Gorgeous salad Marisa! I’m just now realizing that I didn’t bring pink either… Um, unless one lonely pink straw in the photo counts as my something pink. If you, This week’s Meal Plan is up! I have a bunch of mint growing out on my balcony– this would be a perfect way to use it up! I’ll trade you one Starburst for Pennsylvania Avenue. You girls are wonderful. I see strawberry goat cheese mini sammies in my immediate future. ♥. In order to celebrate, myself and other bloggers are throwing her a virtual baby shower. LOL. I want to dunk my face in this and not come up until the bowl is clean. : Once cool, strain the strawberry pulp and mint leaves out of the mixture using a fine mesh strainer. This salad is all my favorites! I seriously die over every salad you create. But seriously - I am totally making this :). Add all of the ingredients for the salad except for the goat cheese to a large serving bowl. You are the queen of greens for baby showers and I love you for it.