Simple Summer Salad with Saladena

I’m always looking for new, delicious and SIMPLE salads. So when I came across these adorably packages Saladena cheese toppers, I got excited.

There’s a blue cheese (with cranberries, orange peels and pumpkin seeds) and a feta (with candied lemon peel, apricots and pumpkin seeds).  It is the perfect blend and a simple solution to my salad dilemma.

All I do with these babies is take some greens (your favorite will work great), top with the cheese toppers, and your favorite dressing.

Today I shook up a simple balsamic vinaigrette.

Balsamic Vinaigrette

1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon stoneground mustard
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt-and-pepper to taste
Combine ingredients into a small lidded jar. Shake vigorously until well combined.

Keep this dressing in the refrigerator for up to two weeks 

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About thisRDeats

A mix of realism, humor, tips and delicious recipes. I am a mother, wife, passionate sewer and registered dietitian. I want to show people that food is medicine and getting back in the kitchen is the key to health. I love everything about food: gardening, shopping, cooking and most of all, EATING! Notice that "dishes" isn't on that list.... Food isn't perfect. It nourishes our minds, bodies and souls! As a blogger, journalist, speaker and broadcast professional, I enjoy talking about food and nutrition for websites, television, radio, magazines, and newspapers. I also work with companies to provide customized nutrition education and recipe development.
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