M Loves M’s Fresh Summer Salad  Back to Recipes

Strawberries and avocado are a fresh and summery upgrade to this salad by Style Society blogger Mara Ferreira of M Loves M, which pairs beautifully with limited edition Designer Label Pinot Grigio. Serves 8.

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 cups packed assorted baby lettuce – about 6 ounces
  • 1 quart strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 avocado, cubed


In a small bowl stir together the mustard, honey, shallot and vinegar. Stir in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Put the lettuce in a large bowl and add the berries, goat cheese,  and almonds. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, toss well, and serve with avocado on top!

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