I chose this salad for Valentine’s dinner because, as the name suggests, it is really a romantic salad. The way it looks with the red fruit and the way it tastes is fantastic. It’s simple, straightforward, and it won’t take much time to prepare. I served it with raspberry balsamic vinaigrette.


Servings: 2

- Mixed greens (Rucola, lettuce, baby spinach, or any green of your choice)
- 10 strawberries, sliced
- 15 raspberries
- ½ cup walnuts
- ½ cup thinly sliced yellow pepper
- ½ cup cubed red apple (with skin on)
- Crumbled Feta Cheese


  1. Lay the greens in a serving plate.
  2. Add the sliced strawberries, raspberries, cubed apples, and sliced yellow peppers.
  3. Top the salad with toasted walnuts and feta cheese.
  4. Serve it with raspberry balsamic vinaigrette.

Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

- ¼ cup raspberry balsamic vinegar
- ½ cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp. cold water
- ½ tsp salt
- Freshly ground black pepper

  1. Put all ingredients in a jar, cover, and shake vigorously.
  2. Serve the dressing with the salad.