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Simple Spring Mix Salad

Simple Spring Mix Salad

  • Author: Laney Schwartz
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad


A simple and delicious spring mix salad made with baby greens, tomatoes, cucumber, dried cherries, sunflower seeds and creamy goat cheese, drizzled with a maple balsamic dressing. 


  • 1 bag greens (I use a spring mix)
  • 2 small/medium tomatoes, cut into wedges ((can also use cherry tomatoes))
  • 1/2 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 3 tablespoons roasted, salted sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese

Maple Balsamic Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 11.5 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice


  1. Add the greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, dried cherries and sunflower seeds into a large bowl or platter. Toss lightly with desired amount of dressing then top with crumbled goat cheese. 

Maple Balsamic Dressing

  1. Whisk everything together until emulsified. Store remaining dressing in the fridge for 1 week.