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Blogger Brunch + A Summer Salad Recipe

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen an over-the-top brunch I attended a while back at The Barn at Springhouse. A group of bloggers came together to plan the most extra brunch I’ve ever attended. We’re talking a full-out Pinterest set-up; pallet tables, mimosa bar, flower crown-making station and all.

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Serious Pinterest goals

Each blogger contributed a brunch dish or part of the beautiful set-up. And our spread was insane! So many yummy dishes. I made Watermelon & Feta Bites, which you can find the recipe for here and a Summer Brunch Salad filled with peaches, heirloom tomatoes, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese and pine nuts. I figured we would have a lot of your traditional brunch dishes, so I wanted to bring a lighter option that showed off summer produce.

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Team full plate club

There were so many delicious options, I had to try them all! Sarah of Space, Place & Southern Grace made brunch sliders with avocado and bacon that I’m dying to recreate at home. Lisa of Candor and Rose made a mushroom tart that I have seriously craved ever since. Anna of Hartley Social made the cutest nutella pancake skewers. So much goodness! If you’re interested in my salad recipe, check it out below!

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Summer Brunch Salad
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Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
15 min
  1. 1 pound container power greens or mixed greens
  2. 3 peaches, sliced
  3. 1 pint heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved
  4. 1 ball fresh mozzarella, torn into pieces
  5. 4 slices prosciutto cut into two inch pieces
  6. 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
For vinaigrette
  1. 1/2 cup olive oil
  2. 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  3. 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  4. 1 tsp honey
  5. 1 tsp minced garlic
  6. Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Add all ingredients for salad to a bowl.
  2. Add all ingredients for dressing into a mason jar and shake well.
  3. When ready to serve, pour roughly 1/2 cup of vinaigrette over salad to taste.
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All the colors. Photo by Lex Eats.
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This balsamic dressing is awesome, y’all. Photo by Lex Eats.
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Brunch ooobviously calls for mimosas. Emily of Miss Molly Vintage had such a great set-up!
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The crew
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Watermelon & Feta Bites from my blog!
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Hard at work on our flower crowns
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I prefer to be behind the camera rather than in front of it πŸ˜‰
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The cutest succulent from Springhouse
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These gals are awesome
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Such a great day!

Ugh, these photos are making me seriously miss this day! I’m so grateful for the relationships I’ve built with fellow Lexington bloggers and the opportunities that has granted me. Please go check out my cool friends and their blogs, which I’ve listed below!

Francis Lee Baker | Lee’s Lookbook
Kelsey Bauer | KabKitchen
Bronwyn Butler | Basically Bronwyn
Taylor Camacho | The Stylish Tales of Tay
Sarah Caton | Space, Place & Southern Grace
Lisa Coe | Candor and Rose
Tif Fannin | Bright on a Budget
Stephanie Hargis | This Lexington Life
Courtney Hastings | Kentucky Girl Ramblings
Emily Ho | Authentically Emmie
Katie Mullen & Anna Towle | Hartley Social
Kayla Nord | Kayla Weber Art
Emily Riddle | Miss Molly Vintage
Ella Rutledge | Girl Meets Lex
Whitney Scheibel | Fabulous in Fayette
Amanda Zopp | Salt & Life Blog

Special thanks to all the vendors who contributed to our special goodie bags: Shop Local KY, Miss Molly Vintage, AJ Apothecary, Shop Twenty, Morton James, Springhouse Gardens, Whole Foods Lexington, and Kentucky Yarnbirds. Our brunch was held at The Barn at Springhouse in Nicholasville, Kentucky. All photos taken by Kirstie Dunston Photography unless noted otherwise.


  1. I love this! I wish I could go to a blogger brunch! Everything looks so fantastic and I’m so happy you had fun. Also that salad looks delicious!! I will definitely have to go try it out.

  2. Wow ladies! You are so beautiful!!!

  3. Looks delish!! I also love your photos! <3

  4. Oh my gosh talk about brunch goals!!

  5. This event turned out so beautiful! Kudos to all of you for coming together to make it happen.

  6. I can’t believe how perfect everything turned out!!

  7. Beautiful event guys. Everything was well put together and just done fab. I love that salad it seems like it was a winner. Great pic to go along with the post.

  8. Everything turned out so great!

  9. That salad was SO good. Everything was perfect. Still can’t believe I was there, so fun!

  10. Oh my gosh, this is like a dream! I would love to do a bloggers brunch. How fun!

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