Healthy Sunday: Summer salad with nectarines, goat cheese and hazelnuts

1 serving; 15 min preparation.

The warm weather outside is asking for a fresh and light lunch, so today I’m continuing with the healthy weekend theme. This salad is a wonderful combination of flavors, colors and textures.Β 

The sweetness of the nectarines combines well with the sourness of the cheese and radishes. The avocado gives extra creaminess and hazelnuts are a crunchy addition. The orange dressing brings everything together as it brings extra sweetness and freshness to the salad.


  • 150 g green salad of your choice
  • 1 nectarine, wedges
  • 30 g goat cheese, cubes
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped
  • 3 radishes, sliced
  • 20 g hazelnuts, chopped

for the dressing:

  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper


Cut the salas roughly. You can do it also with your fingers. It doesn’t need to be precise. Put it in a big salad bowl.

Cut the nectarine in wedges. Peel the avocado, remove the seed and cut into small cubes.

Cut the goat cheese in small cubes as well. Make sure that the size of the avocado and the cheese are similar.

Clean the radishes. Remove the green part and the rooth end. Slice the radishes in thin slices. Chop the hazelnuts roughly with a knife.

Mix all ingredients together in the salad bowl besides the hazelnuts. Mix all ingredients for the dressing in a glass using a small whisk or a fork. Pour the dressing over the salad. Garnish with the hazelnuts. Enjoy!

10 Comments Add yours

  1. Obsessed with radishes! Excited about summer salads, this looks great!

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    1. Thank you! I love salads, I’m really looking forward to the summer with all it’s colors and flavors πŸ™‚

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  2. Such a colorful and tasty combination! Perfect salad for the hot days. πŸ™‚

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    1. Salads are really the best food during the hot summer days (even if they are not so hot, like here in the Netherlands ;))! Fresh, light and full of flavor πŸ™‚

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  3. It looks tasty and interesting combination! I should try it πŸ™‚

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! The flavors combined well together. Sometimes unexpected combinations are the most delicious ones πŸ™‚

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      1. I absolutely agree. I prepare at home spinach – strawberry salad with cheese and walnuts ☺️

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      2. I absolutely love the combination of spinach and strawberries, although I add more things to it. I have this salad on the blog πŸ™‚

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      3. I will definitely check it. I add only spinach and lettuce and cream strawberry sauce on top ☺️ I have it as well on my blog. It’s nice to get inspired. Thank you again and will check your other salads!

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