Blueberry Walnut Salad with Homemade Balsamic Dressing

A plate of blueberry walnut salad

I can't get enough of the blue! Can you? I have been munching on this superfood for weeks now, and loving it! Blueberries have a great amount of fiber, vitamin C and a perfect source for manganese  (your body requires is to function), and this superfood is great for weight-loss because it is low in calories. So why not make a salad with blueberries and drizzle some homemade balsamic dressing for your next healthy meal! 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw walnuts
  • 3 cups green lettuce
  • 1 cup blueberry
  • 3 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Arrange 1/2 cup raw walnuts to a baking sheet, toast walnuts for 5 mins. 
  3. Chop 3 cups green lettuce, mix with 1 cup of blueberries, toasted walnuts and 3 oz crumbled feta cheese. 
  4. Balsamic Dressing: Whisk together 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar, 1 garlic clove, 1 teaspoon honey, juice from 1/2 a lemon and 1 teaspoon dijon mustard. Drizzle on salad when ready to indulge!

serves 2