Strawberry Spinach Salad

The last several days I’ve been holed up in my house trying to get rid of my springtime allergies. I wake up sneezing and go to bed sneezing and then there’s the headache that just doesn’t go away.

Thank goodness for Zyrtec and getting a good night’s rest; I’m finally starting to breathe again.

On Monday I re-made this delicious Strawberry Spinach Salad. After retaking the photos and a newly updated post I decided to wait until Earth day to publish it. I mean greens and fruit is just perfect for a day like today.

Strawberry Spinach Salad

The first time I ate this salad was almost four years ago while I was celebrating my bachelor party in Fredericksburg, Texas. My sister brought all the ingredients and at first I wasn’t sure about the poppy seed dressing but after a few helpings I was sold. I later made this recipe but with a solo photo and just three lines for the blog did it no justice.

Plus with it being spring and summertime upon us, a good refreshing salad loaded with fresh fruit is the way to replenish your body. Now I’m off to go buy some more Zyrtex so I’m prepared for the attack of the allergies again.

ENJOY ~ Meagan

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing


4 cups spinach
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
3 tablespoons walnut pieces
3/4 cup sliced strawberries
3 tablespoons poppy seed dressing


Combine all ingredients in bowl and stir.
Serve immediately

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18 comments on “Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing”

  1. This is a fantastic salad. I love everything about it. Spinach and strawberries like each other a lot at my house.

  2. Bachelorette parties are sooo much fun! I love this salad! The blue cheese and the strawberries must be amazing together!

  3. Wow. That looks great…I think I need a big salad for lunch maybe! 🙂

  4. Great looking salad, love strawberries in my salads, and the blue cheese will be a nice addition or maybe what do you think of maybe some feta.
    Thanks so much for the recipe to try!

  5. Congratulations, Meagan — sounds like you had lots of fun! I never thought to pair this salad with pizza — great idea. Bet you’re getting excited for THE day!

  6. Congratulations on your bachelorette party! Love strawberry poppy seed salads – and the blue cheese sounds extra yummy!

  7. Great salad! Fun Bachlorette party! I want to have another one – or really just a reason to hang out with all my girl friends 🙂

  8. I hope you had an awesome bachlorette party! 🙂
    Adding the strawberries with this salad must of been so refreshing!

  9. Fantastic salad Meagan..Wonderful recipe!!!

  10. Perfect salad for Earth Day! So pretty and green!

  11. Such an incredibly beautiful salad! I love everything about this, but especially the poppy seed dressing 🙂

  12. This looks awesome! My mom and I have a similar salad to this in the spring time and summer. So good!

  13. I’ll bet I could drink that poppyseed dressing with a straw! This salad looks so refreshing and beautiful, Meagan!

  14. One of my favorite salads! So fresh, so pretty, and so yummy!

  15. This is definitely one of my favorite spring/summer salads! The dressing is always my favorite party. 😉

  16. Your allergies sound terrible. Feel better soon!

  17. My allergies have been driving me nuts. I so badly want to sleep with the windows open, but it just makes everything worse.

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