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Simple Spring Mix Salad

Simple Spring Mix 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. 
Servings 4


  • 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
  • 1 - 1.5 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice


  • 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

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