Our Strawberry Fields Salad is a simple summer salad with homemade salad dressing. It is easy and dietitian-approved and delicious for lunch or dinner.  Also a great compliment to a BBQ or potluck. If you have never made homemade salad dressing, this is a great way to add some extra goodness to your salad. The best part is that making this salad dressing is super easy!  Take a look at the ingredient list – strawberries, honey, salt, black pepper, vinegar, and oil.  Yep, that’s all you need for a delicious homemade salad dressing.

If you have never enjoyed strawberries in a tossed salad, then this Strawberry Fields Salad is just for you.  It tastes as good as it looks in this photo.  For the best flavor, try to use strawberries when they are in season because they will be extra delicious in your salad.

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Strawberry Fields Salad

Simple summer salad with homemade salad dressing.
Course: Appetizers and Snacks, Main Dish, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free
Keyword: Fiber, High protein, Kid-friendly, Salad, Spring, Summer
Condition: Diabetes, Gluten Free, PCOS
Servings: 4 servings



  • 1 lb strawberries
  • 8 cups spinach washed
  • 4 oz goat cheese or feta cheese
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • cranberries Dried
  • almonds Slivered

Salad dressing

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil



  • Bake the chicken in the oven at 350 F for about 15-20 minutes. Once it is cooked through, remove from oven and slice. Set aside.
  • While the chicken is baking, mix the spinach, goat cheese, chopped onion, and strawberries together in a bowl. When chicken has cooled, add it to the bowl.
  • Top with dried cranberries, slivered almonds and salad dressing.

Salad dressing

  • Add all the ingredients for the salad dressing in a food processor or blender. Blend together until smooth.


Great for meal-prep! Before adding the salad dressing, divide the salad into separate containers. Pour the salad dressing into it's own container and pour a little over your salad before you eat it. Easy peasy. 


Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 31g | Sodium: 381mg | Potassium: 807mg | Fiber: 5g

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Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.

Rebecca Bitzer loves to empower Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and their clients.  Co-author of Welcome to the Rebelution: Seven steps to the nutrition counseling practice of your dreams and  Taste the Sweet Rebellion: Rebel against dieting.