Home > Recipes > Valentine’s Day Salad
Author:

Kevin Curry

Valentine’s Day Salad

Want to save this recipe?

I got you! Just enter your email address, and I'll forward it to your inbox! Plus, you'll receive a bonus of healthful, "must-try" recipes each week!

What better way to get into a romantic mood than by having a delicious meal with your partner? Spice up your day with your significant other with our special Valentine’s day salad. We all know those flowers you get will wilt eventually, and you can’t even do much with them. So, why not do something different? Get some edible flora and use them in one of our day-to-day salad recipes!

Ingredients and Preparation

The first thing you’ll need is arugula. It has a slightly bitter taste and is also known as Italian cress and salad rocket. It’s a great vegetable because it’s packed with so many nutrients and antioxidants. This will surely add a kick to your meal.

Next, you will need some edible flowers. Some popular ones are hibiscus, lilacs, carnations, and roses. Every flower has its own unique flavor, so choose something that satisfies you and your partner’s palette. Besides this, keep in mind that not all flowers are edible and some are actually poisonous. Do enough research and source them properly, so you know which ones are safe to eat and won’t end up making anyone sick.

Then, you will need strawberries. These juicy little red fruits are packed with sweetness and vitamins, making it a nice ingredient to complement the rest of the dish. You can also add it to other recipes, like for a spinach or avocado salad.

The next ingredient is sliced almonds. These are to add a bit of crunch and serve as healthy toppings for the dish.

Last but certainly not least, you will need some goat cheese. Its creaminess and tanginess are sure to amplify the flavor of the other ingredients.

Serving

Top off the salad with your choice of vinaigrette, mix everything, and enjoy!

The flowers will be a pleasant and flavorful surprise to your partner. You can even do this to celebrate other holidays like Mother’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, or Thanksgiving. If you liked this recipe, let us know so we can make other Valentine’s day salad recipes for you to try out.

Valentine’s Day Salad

Ingredients

* Optional Substitution Note
  • Arugula
  • Edible flowers
  • Strawberries
  • Sliced almonds
  • Goat cheese and your choice of vinaigrette dressing! The purple flowers I think taste the best.
0
(Based on 0 reviews)

Reviews

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate the recipe:

Details

Nutrition per serving

About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!