blue cheese

romaine wedge salad with avocado-blue cheese dressing & smoked almonds

by Jackie Newgent  |  July 9, 2013  |  0 Comments
©Photographed by Lea Loveland. (Click on photo for full-size image!) Makes 4 servings: 1 wedge each Sometimes all I feel like eating during summertime is salad–especially during those dreaded heatwaves. How about you? So my terrific intern, Lea Loveland, came to the rescue. We teamed up to create this really refreshing appetizer salad. We took an iceberg wedge salad recipe and gave it a thoroughly modern, plant-centered, eye-catching update. One of my favorite parts is using hickory smoked almonds instead of bacon. Much friendlier for the arteries! Lea says, “Don’t be fooled by this lighter dressing because it’s full o’ flavor.” Please let us know what you think. Our take … it’s super tasty! Calories Saved: 290
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