Savory Summer with Strawberry Pecan Salad and Spring Greens Dressing

Savory Summer with Strawberry Pecan Salad and Spring Greens Dressing

Amanda Furbee


In the midst of the scorching summer heat, what better way to cool off and nourish your body than with a refreshing and nutrient-packed salad? Summer is the perfect time to embrace the vibrant flavors and colors of fresh produce, and there's no better way to do so than with a Strawberry Pecan Salad drizzled with our Spring Greens Salad Dressing.  Food truly is medicine, and this salad is a delicious way to fuel your body with the vitamins and minerals it craves. So, let's dive into the world of summer salads and the power of our Spring Greens Salad Dressing.

Embracing the Essence of Summer: Strawberry Pecan Salad

Dive into the heart of summer with each bite of the vibrant Strawberry Pecan Salad, a dish that effortlessly marries the lush sweetness of strawberries with the earthy crunch of pecans. This salad isn't just a feast for the taste buds; it's a celebration of summer's bounty. Fresh, juicy strawberries provide that quintessential summer sweetness, contrasting beautifully with the rich, nutty flavor of pecans. Add to this the sharpness of thinly sliced red onions and the creamy tang of feta cheese, all nestled on a bed of tender spinach leaves, and you have a salad that sings with flavor. It's this unique combination of flavors and textures that makes the Strawberry Pecan Salad not just a dish, but an experience. An experience that captures the essence of summer in every forkful, inviting you to savor the season's generosity. With each ingredient bringing its own charm, this salad is a testament to the joy of fresh, seasonal eating and the simple pleasures that come from gathering and enjoying food that is as delightful to look at as it is to eat.

The Power of Spring Greens Salad Dressing

Unlock the full potential of your salads with our signature Spring Greens Salad Dressing. Crafted with a robust blend of nutrient-dense herbs, including the verdant flavors of parsley, the aromatic essence of rosemary, and the sweet, peppery notes of basil, this dressing is a symphony of taste that elevates any dish. Imagine the herby freshness of thyme, the boldness of oregano, and the subtle sweetness of marjoram, all complemented by the nutritious boost of alfalfa. Just a simple addition of lemon juice or vinegar paired with your preferred oil transforms this mix into a zesty, flavorful dressing that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also infuses your meal with a plethora of health benefits. This isn't just a dressing; it's a way to bring a garden of flavors to your plate, ensuring each salad is a vivid, delicious testament to the joys of summer eating. Enrich your dining experience with this culinary marvel, and let the natural goodness of these carefully selected herbs make every meal an occasion.

Food is Medicine: The Nutritional Synergy of the Salad

Delving into the philosophy that food is indeed a form of medicine, our Strawberry Pecan Salad with Spring Greens Dressing stands as a vibrant testament to this belief. Each component of this salad is meticulously chosen not just for its flavor but for its health-enhancing properties. Strawberries burst with vitamin C, an essential nutrient known for its antioxidant capabilities and support for the immune system. Pecans, with their hearty dose of healthy fats, contribute to heart health, while spinach provides a rich source of iron and vitamins A and C, crucial for maintaining energy levels and supporting overall vitality. The Spring Greens Dressing brings its own nutritional powerhouse with herbs like parsley, known for its detoxifying properties, rosemary which has been linked to cognitive health, and basil, celebrated for its anti-inflammatory qualities. Together, these ingredients don't just make a salad; they create a bowl of natural wellness, designed to nurture your body and delight your senses. This salad is a vivid reminder of how choosing the right foods can be a direct path to enhancing your health, embodying the true essence of food as medicine.

Crafting the Perfect Summer Salad

Begin your culinary adventure by laying down a lush bed of fresh spinach leaves, creating a verdant foundation for your salad. Next, artfully scatter thin slices of red onion across the spinach, adding a sharp contrast that awakens the senses. Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the top for a creamy tang that perfectly complements the salad's other elements. Add a generous handful of crunchy pecans, introducing a nutty depth that pairs wonderfully with the salad's brighter flavors. Crown your creation with a lavish array of sliced strawberries, their ruby-red hues and sweet juiciness embodying the very essence of summer. Season with a dash of salt and pepper to enhance the natural flavors of your ingredients. Finally, drizzle your masterpiece with the vibrant Spring Greens Salad Dressing, gently tossing to ensure every leaf and component is kissed with its herby, zestful goodness. This step brings your salad to life, marrying the diverse flavors into a harmonious blend that celebrates the season's freshest produce.

Summer Salads All Season Long: Versatility of the Spring Greens Dressing

Embrace the endless possibilities of fresh, vibrant salads throughout the sunny months with our versatile Spring Greens Salad Dressing. This delightful blend, perfect for the Strawberry Pecan Salad, effortlessly enhances any salad you dream up, from the simplest of greens to the most elaborate of summer creations. Its unique combination of herbs adds a depth of flavor that can transform even the most basic dishes into culinary masterpieces. Imagine drizzling it over a bowl of crisp romaine, juicy tomatoes, and refreshing cucumbers for a quick lunch, or incorporating it into a more complex salad featuring grilled vegetables and quinoa for a satisfying dinner. The adaptability of this dressing encourages exploration and innovation in the kitchen, inviting you to experiment with different combinations of seasonal produce. Let it be your constant companion in the quest for delicious, healthful eating as you discover the joys of summer's diverse bounty. With our Spring Greens Salad Dressing, the potential to elevate your summer meals is truly limitless.

Here’s what you will need:

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-10 ounces of Fresh Spinach

-1/2 thin sliced Red Onion

- ¾ cup Feta Cheese

-1 cup Pecans

- 1 container of Strawberries (1 quart)

-Salt & Pepper to taste

-Olive Oil

-Spring Greens Salad Dressing. Check out the link on how to make. (link in)


To Make Your Own: Strawberry Pecan Salad

  • Create a Spinach Bed
  • Sprinkle on the onions and feta.
  • Add your Strawberries on top and sprinkle with the pecans.
  • Salt and Pepper to taste and add Spring Greens Salad Dressing.
  • Mix together and share with everyone!

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