Strawberry Heart Salad

Strawberry Heart Salad

If you’re thinking about a romantic meal for Valentine’s Day or just an extra special treat for someone you care about, there aren’t a lot of foods that say ‘I love you’ better than this Strawberry Heart Salad – red, heart-shaped, strawberries to show some love – it’s the sweetest thing.

For that very reason, we asked the lovely dietitian and YouTube sensation, Abbey Sharpe, to share her thoughts about what to serve – and what NOT to serve – on Valentine’s Day. Ladies, she’s got some great tips, especially for the guys, so go check out the video and then share with yours – hey, we can all use a little advice from time to time.

Valentine’s Recipe and Giveaway

In case you missed the recipe for Abbey’s romantic Strawberry and Cucumber Salad, you can find the details below.

Enjoy!

 

Strawberry Heart Salad with Cucumber and Balsamic
Serves: 2 servings
 
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large English cucumber, shaved using a vegetable peeler or mandolin
  • 1½ cups strawberries, hulled, finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp sliced almonds, toasted
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp chevre, if desired
Instructions
  1. Heat the balsamic vinegar over medium high heat until it has reduced to a thick syrup, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Place the cucumber on a plate, top with strawberries, almonds, and chevre (if using) and season with salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 336 g Calories: 299 kcal Fat: 10 g Saturated fat: 5 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 20 g Sugar: 13 g Sodium: 149 mg Fiber: 4 g Protein: 9 g Cholesterol: 14 mg

20 thoughts on “Strawberry Heart Salad

  1. Jill H

    Why not go a step farther and have water with slices of cucumbers & strawberries too, colorful and will only ad to the presentation.

  2. Jennifer Essad

    loving this month and celebrating Valentines Day with my husband. We both enjoy a nice day together and dinner on the patio – love dessert with fresh strawberries and whipped cream

  3. Katy

    Wow! I’ve never thought about combining cucumbers with strawberries, but it makes total sense and sounds delicious. I can’t wait to try this!

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