Pear Salad


Total time:

20 mins



2 servings.



  • 6 cups spring mix
  • 2 pearsI used Red Anjou and Green Bartlett, sliced or chopped
  • 6 oz grilled chicken breast
  • 2 slices of cooked turkey bacon
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese crumbles
  • 2 Tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped walnutsraw or toasted
  • 1/2 avocadosliced or chopped into chunks

Maple Balsamic Dressing

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, I used white
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning


Step 1

Prepare bacon + chicken: Cook turkey bacon and grill chicken if you haven’t already. See notes.

Step 2

Prepare dressing by whisking together all ingredients in a small bowl or jar. I like using a jar with a lid for this so you can easily store any leftover dressing in the fridge in that same jar.

Step 3

Grab two bowls and add a base of spring mix, pear slices, grilled chicken breast, bacon, goat cheese, dried cranberries, walnuts and avocado.

Step 4

Drizzle salad with desired amount of balsamic dressing and enjoy!

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