Pear Blue Cheese Walnut Salad

Friends, this salad is a copy-cat recipe of a delightful salad we enjoyed at Cafe Galleria in Midway. It is the perfect, light, flavorful, interesting salad that I love for Spring. #Whole food. 

1 head of Romaine lettuce, washed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 pear, thinly sliced
1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
2 ounces walnuts
3 Tbls. sugar
Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing (recipe follows)

1. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, pear, and blue cheese.
2. In a small skillet, melt 3 tablespoons sugar over medium heat.
3. Add walnuts and stir to coat. Immediately remove from heat and transfer to plate to cool.
4. Add walnuts and toss with Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing.


1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup organic milk
3 Tbls. sugar
1 Tbls. apple cider vinegar

1. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, milk, sugar, and vinegar.