Zesty Spring Salad

I’ve been in a salad mood lately, and this one seemed to hit the spot! I loved everything about it! And it looked so pretty! *Almost* to good to eat!IMG_7475-1

Zesty Spring Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup almond slices or pecans
  • 2 TB sugar
  • Spring Mix Salad
  • 2 kiwis -peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup of strawberries -diced
  • 1/2 cup of raspberries
  • 1/2 cup of chopped celery
  • 1 avocado -peeled and sliced
  • 1 pear -sliced
  • zest of orange or mandarin oranges
  • Dressing:
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 TB sugar
  • zest and juice of 1 large orange
  • zest and juice of 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Caramelize nuts by mixing with sugar in small skillet over low heat until sugar melts.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well.
  3. Toss salad ingredients together with nuts, add dressing to coat and serve.
http://www.iheartnaptime.net/zesty-spring-salad/

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Directions:

Caramelize nuts by mixing with sugar in small skillet over low heat until sugar melts.

Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well.

Toss salad ingredients together with nuts, add dressing to coat and serve.

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YUM!! This salad was so good! It would be good with grilled chicken on top as well. Perfect for summer time! You must try this!

So what’s your favorite salad?


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Jamielyn Nye

Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.