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Green Salad with fruit, nuts and cheese

This salad is bright in color and crunchy from the nuts and apples. The apples and berries give it a sweet and tart flavor while the dressing and goat cheese add a creamy smoothness to balance the flavors.
Course Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 package baby spinach
  • 1 large apple, cored and sliced in small wedges any apple of your choice
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts any nut of your choice
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard to taste
  • 1 tsp. honey to taste
  • 1 tsp. chopped onion to taste


  1. Place spinach leaves on a large platter. Scatter the sliced apple, dried cranberries, and nuts all around the platter. Scatter the cheese. Place on the table,
  2. In a jar, put the Balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, mustard, honey and onion. Close jar and shake vigorously. Pour into a small pitcher that has a spout. Place next to the salad platter, and serve.