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Spinach Salad with Fresh Late Summer Peaches, Gorgonzola and Almonds

by Aggies Kitchen on September 17, 2012

Although I admitted my cravings for chili yesterday, I’m also still (and always) craving a good salad. I just have to share with you the salad that I can’t get enough of lately. Believe me when I say that I’ve been eating it every weekday for the last 2 weeks. Everything about it just works and I insist you make one before the juicy peaches disappear from the markets.

This is a non-recipe, always the best kind of recipes right? I started seeing peaches on salads this summer and wasn’t sure I would like it at first. Boy was I wrong. The salad dressing I’m using for it is a recent discovery as well and would be perfect for any salad that is paired with fruit.

Enjoy and have a great week!

Spinach Salad with Fresh Late Summer Peaches, Gorgonzola and Almonds

The perfect way to enjoy late summer peaches on a healthy and flavorful salad.


  • fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 oz crumbled gorgonzola
  • 2 heaping tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 peach, sliced or cut in chunks
  • Annie's Organic Papaya Poppyseed dressing or your favorite poppyseed dressing


  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl or plate to make one salad. Drizzle with dressing and enjoy.

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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

IdaBaker September 17, 2012 at 8:40 am

I never thought I would like a fruit/greens salad, until I tried pears with Gorgonzola cheese. Talk about yummy!

I have a similar feeling about this salad. I love peaches!!


bellini September 17, 2012 at 9:26 am

The best salads are those that are thrown together. This combination just works, and works well!!!


Cassie September 17, 2012 at 11:14 am

Yes, I love a good salad, especially one with warm flavors like gorgonzola and almonds. This looks wonderful!


Deborah September 17, 2012 at 3:15 pm

This seriously has my mouth watering. I HAVE to try it before the peaches are gone!


Jen @ Savory Simple September 18, 2012 at 7:35 am

Nothing irritates me more than when people talk smack about salads. Clearly, they’ve never had a good salad like this one! I love anything with peaches and this is right up my alley.


Jamie @ Thrifty Veggie Mama September 18, 2012 at 1:13 pm

I love a good salad too. However, I sometimes get too lazy to make them during the day! This salad looks great. Love nectarines!


marla September 19, 2012 at 1:04 am

Still lots of peaches in the store, thank goodness ~ so I can try this :)


Aggies Kitchen September 20, 2012 at 11:02 am

I know, I’m grabbing them every time I see them!


Kati Mora, MS, RD, Kellogg's FiberPlus(R) Wellness Advocate September 19, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Wow! My mouth is literally watering!! There are so many things I’m loving about this salad. I love that its loaded with fiber-licious spinach and flavored up with peaches. Then there is the gorgonzola! Yum! You are totally speaking my language with this post. :)


leslie September 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm

Non recipes are indeed the best. Looks light and delicious Aggie!


Paula - bell'alimento September 19, 2012 at 5:46 pm

I’m going to have to try and get my hands on some peaches now…


Angie September 20, 2012 at 11:03 am

I love fresh salads! This looks so pretty!


Tickled Red September 21, 2012 at 10:40 am

We still have a bounty of peaches here, so I can’t wait to make this. xoxo


Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen September 22, 2012 at 11:02 pm

My goodness that salad looks totally amazing!


JulieD September 23, 2012 at 4:52 pm

I love peaches…I love that you added them a salad!


Stacie @OneHungryMama October 1, 2012 at 10:24 pm

This looks so delicious!


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