Red Berry Salad with Goat Cheese and a Raspberry Vinaigrette

Serves 2-4


  • 1 - 5 ounce package of mixed greens (arugula recommended)
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans (or other nut of choice)


  • 1/4 cup walnut or hazelnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry infused vinegar (with pulp)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients until completely combined. Set aside.
  • Divide the salad greens evenly onto two plates if serving as an entree, four if serving as an appetizer.
  • Divide the remaining ingredients evenly over the salad greens.
  • Drizzle with desired amount of dressing and serve immediately.