Delicious, Simple Salad With Strawberry And Bleu Cheese
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Am I the only one obsessed with topping my bed of mixed leafy greens with strawberries? Ahhhhhhhh! A simple salad with strawberry and bleu cheese totally rocks my world. (Did I just give away my age?!)
Strawberry and bleu cheese pair well together.
Bleu cheese is the perfect spicy, tangy, yet mild flavor to add with any sweet fruit.
When bleu cheese is mixed together with leafy greens, fresh summer strawberries and a red wine vinaigrette dressing, a single bite will make your tastebuds dance!
This simple, light, 215 calorie salad is delicious!
5 Mins Prep | Serves 1
NUTRITION PER SERVING:
215 CALORIES, 5G PROTEIN, 10G NET CARBS, 17G FAT, 3G FIBER, 7G SUGAR
- 60g Spring Mix Baby Lettuce Greens
- 23g Crumbled Bleu Cheese
- 71g Fresh Strawberries, Sliced
- 1 Fl.Oz. Greek Vinaigrette Dressing
- Toss your lettuce, cheese and strawberries into the container or bowl of choice.
- Top with salad dressing.
This Dowan pasta bowl is my FAVORITE. So is this matte copper cutlery set (it comes with chop sticks!)
I love a good pasta bowl that can double as a salad bowl, too. This set by Dowan is well loved by my family of six. We use these for breakfast, lunch AND dinner meals too.
FAQ: What Fruit Goes Well With Bleu Cheese?
Bleu cheese, while being known as a smelly cheese, is a perfect bite of tangy, sharp and a little spicy. It’s pretty mild in flavor, overall, which makes it the PERFECT cheese to pair with a sweeter fruit.
Definitely try bleu cheese with pear, fig, cranberry, berries or apple soon. I’m getting hungry just thinking about any of those combinations!
FAQ: Why Eat Bleu Cheese With Strawberries?
Strawberries, when in season, are my favorite fresh fruit to top a simple salad made with leafy greens. I eat a salad every single day and am on a healthy living journey.
I’m actually using food to heal from the inside out and strawberries are easy for me to grab out of the fridge and chop up.
I’m constantly finding ways to keep my day time salads light and lower calorie, with a little protein.
When I’m not topping my salad with a meat or plant-based protein, I grab a little bit of cheese. Today’s choice was bleu cheese and damn, was it yummy!
An Accompaniment Salad Example
I just found out that there are 5 types of salads used throughout the course of a meal.
A light and tangy salad with strawberries and blue cheese would make for an incredible accompaniment salad.
Don’t know what an accompaniment salad is? Basically it’s a small salad that accompanies the main course.
I find it quite interesting, to say the least, and cannot wait to put together an entire dinner party menu, utilizing each of the five salad types. Which of the five types are are your favorite?