Baby Romaine with Sliced Avocado and Pear Salad

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Try this Baby Romaine with mixed fruit salad fir a refreshing, cool and crunchy salad as your meal starter, dessert, light snack or midnight snack.

Salad for light snack

Today, I had just whipped up a mixed salad, a wonderful combination of avocado, pear, baby romaine and garnish with chopped roasted peanuts, drizzled with mayonnaise.

The weather is hot and sunny, a great day for iced lemon tea but I wanted to try something else which is refreshing and healthy for a change.

Coincidentally, I had some left over Baby Romaine and assorted fruits in the fridge which gave me this salad recipe.

Benefits of Eating Salad

  • Salads have always considered as a healthy food in many peoples point view.

  • You can consider salad as a dessert, side dish or a late night snack which is light and refreshing.

  • I love fresh fruit salad with Baby Romaine, one of the best salad veggies that is crisp, cool and full of fibre.

  • A plate of fresh vegetables with assorted fruits is good for your body. It replenishes lost fluids naturally.

  • In addition, salads helps to ease bowel movement to easily by binding fibre, water into our waste to make it smooth and prevent constipation.

  • A small portion of salad aids our digestive system to function well.

Tips and tricks

  1. You could replace mayonnaise with any salad dressing of your choice. Sometimes, I use mixed yogurt, fruity yogurt or original flavor yogurt for a different salad taste.

  2. I would suggest you add in lemon olive oil for a tangy lemon taste, fragrant and healthy.

  3. If you are not a big fan of roasted peanuts, substitute them with almonds, cashew nuts or sunflower seeds.

  4. Better still, toss in chopped sultanas, raisins, strawberries, blueberries or dried fruits such as mangoes, apricots for more nutrients and flavor.

Here is the recipe for Baby Romaine & Fruit Salad


  • olive oil-1 tsp
  • 50ml lemon juice
  • 150ml extra virgin organic olive oil
  • A little salt

In a mixing bowl, stir in lemon juice and olive oil until blends smoothly. Add salt to taste.

Preparing the salad

b ) How to prepare salad

  • 10 pieces of baby romaine leaves
  • Half green pear
  • Half avocado
  • 200g of roasted peanuts, chopped
  • Some mayonnaise

Step by step instructions


  1. Wash baby romaine leaves and tear them apart

  2. Slice pear with skin thinly in crescent shape

  3. Slice avocado without skin in crescent shape

  4. Arrange baby romaine, pear and avocado on the plate.

  5. Repeat the arrangement with the rest of the ingredients

  6. Sprinkle some roasted peanuts across the salad

  7. Drizzle mayonnaise across the salad

  8. Drizzle lemon olive oil across the salad.

  9. Serve immediately.

Alternatively, you could chill the salad before consuming for a cool, crunchy salad feeling.

Do share with me your opinion.

What is your favorite fruit or vegetable salad?

Do you like to add in avocados?

I would love to hear from you.


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author avatar Retired
16th Jul 2015 (#)

Wow, this sounds good! I am a salad lover and need to have some every day. This is an interesting combination I've never had before. I shall try it today!

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author avatar peachpurple
17th Jul 2015 (#)

Thanks, i am sure you will enjoy this unique combination

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author avatar GV Rama Rao
16th Jul 2015 (#)

The salad promises to be mouthwatering. I'd love to eat it. However, kindly exercise the same care for your writing also. For example the first sentence- fir a refreshing,- it's FOR. Such typos put the readers off.

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author avatar peachpurple
17th Jul 2015 (#)

Thanks, i had noticed a few mistakes, i hate to type in wikinut, on smartphone, i should try use msword on pc. Amended already

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
17th Jul 2015 (#)

This sounds like a great summer salad recipe.

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author avatar peachpurple
17th Jul 2015 (#)

Yup, pretty refreshing for hot summer

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