Summer Salad with Homemade Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Summer is the season of fresh berries, bursting with bright colors, naturally sweet flavors and nutrition like no other fruit. Keeping them confined to cobblers and pies would be a culinary crime! This tangy-sweet salad dressing drenches ordinary greens with ripe raspberry goodness, giving your harvest—even if it’s just a modest, store bought carton—a creative new use.

Summer Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

 

Summer Salad with Homemade Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Serves 4

Ingredients

Salad

Chopped Romaine lettuce
Cooked, chopped chicken
Crumbled goat cheese
Chopped walnuts
Dried cranberries

Dressing

¾ cup raspberries
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
½ cup white wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. agave

DirectionsHomeade Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

To make dressing, combine all dressing ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Pour onto salad or salad of choice.

In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Drizzle dressing over salad.

(Note: Store dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator.)

 

Amy Clevenger

Amy Clevenger is a Los Angeles-based food blogger. In 2013, she started her popular Instagram account @FantasticallyFit to help keep her accountable in her journey to better health. Clevenger’s brand has since expanded to include Fantastically-Fit.com and the popular e-recipe book series, Healthy Eats. Clevenger’s passion for healthy eating and cooking began while she was pursuing her master’s degree in counseling and guidance from Cal Lutheran University. Her work with families helped her to realize that living a healthy, happy life starts in the kitchen. She believes clean eating doesn’t have to mean giving up on great taste. Today, Clevenger is married to her college sweetheart and lives in Los Angeles with her three cats, Kailani, Confettu and Harley.

About Amy Clevenger

Amy Clevenger is a Los Angeles-based food blogger. In 2013, she started her popular Instagram account @FantasticallyFit to help keep her accountable in her journey to better health. Clevenger’s brand has since expanded to include Fantastically-Fit.com and the popular e-recipe book series, Healthy Eats. Clevenger’s passion for healthy eating and cooking began while she was pursuing her master’s degree in counseling and guidance from Cal Lutheran University. Her work with families helped her to realize that living a healthy, happy life starts in the kitchen. She believes clean eating doesn’t have to mean giving up on great taste. Today, Clevenger is married to her college sweetheart and lives in Los Angeles with her three cats, Kailani, Confettu and Harley.

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