Arugula, Berry and Citrus Salad


Arugula and Berry Salad
  • 16 ounces arugula, rinsed and drained
  • 1 dozen Florida strawberries, rinsed and sliced
  • 1 cup Florida orange, peeled and segmented
  • 8 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
Candied Pecans
  • 2 cups pecans
  • ¾ cup natural sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Pre-heat a pan on medium heat.
  2. Add the pecans and toast until fragrant, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add butter, sugar, and salt; stir to coat.
  4. Remove from pan and allow to cool.
  5. In a medium-sized mixing bowl add arugula, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper; toss to combine.
  6. Plate the dressed arugula and evenly add the citrus and berries around the greens.
  7. Add the goat cheese and garnish each salad with candied pecans, serve chilled.