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The Best Christmas Salad: Easy, Delicious, Healthy

  • Author: The Cabin Diary




4 cups greens (Spring mix, spinach, etc.)

1 (15-ounce) can of mandarin orange sections, drained

1 cup strawberries, sliced

3/4 cup goat cheese crumbles

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


3 cloves garlic, freshly pressed

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons smooth Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon minced onion

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


  • Wash the greens and strawberries. Slice the berries and chop the walnuts, if desired.
  • In a large bowl, toss the greens, oranges, berries, goat cheese, and walnuts. Set aside. 
  • In a separate bowl, combine the garlic, apple cider vinegar, honey, mustard, minced onion, rosemary salt, and pepper until smooth. 
  • Add the olive oil and whisk to emulsify.