Easy Caprese Salad

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I love a good salad all year long, and this Easy Caprese Salad brings me joy anytime. It really only has 3 main ingredients with 2 oils to mix as the dressing. Easy and delicious to throw together.

caprese salad in a bowl

This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.

Heartburn Triggers and Treatment

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had heartburn issues in the past.  And foods like tomatoes can cause some people issues.  Some may look at this caprese salad recipe and run the other way because of the tomatoes.  Or maybe it’s another food that affects you? So along with this salad recipe, I’ll share a great trick for heartburn as well.

My heartburn issues started when I was pregnant. About 6 months into my first pregnancy-it didn’t matter what I ate, when I laid down at all I felt burning in my throat. I started sucking on antacids after meals.  And then all throughout the night. It felt kinda scary to fall asleep with a pill in my mouth, just to let me sleep!

With my second pregnancy, it was much worse.  I got a prescription medication, which was pricey.  And honestly, I’m not a fan of prescription meds unless they are necessary!

I don’t have daily heartburn now, but I do struggle with it intermittently. I’ve discovered the Kroger Omeprazole Orally Disintegrating Tablet (also referred to as ODT), which is more for frequent heartburn sufferers.  No pill to swallow and add to the heartburn struggles. 

woman in bed taking acid reflux medicine

I love that it can be picked up at the grocery store, along with my other shopping at Kroger.

Here are a few important facts about Kroger Omeprazole ODT:

  • It is designed for those who experience frequent heartburn
  • It is a disintegrating tablet, which is nice to not have to swallow a bit pill
  • No glass of water needed for this tablet
  • This tablet provides 24-hour relief from heartburn
  • It’s just 1 Dose taken every 24 hours for 14 days
  • A delicious strawberry-flavored tablet, for a pleasant taste

Pick some up on your next trip to Kroger! It’s much more affordable to purchase the Kroger brand vs. National Store prices. I’ve even got a $3 off coupon for you!

Omeprazole ODT is intended for those who experience frequent heartburn, at least 2 or more days per week. Although some may experience relief after 24 hours, it can take 1-4 days to feel the full effect. Omeprazole ODT is not intended for immediate relief. Do not take Omeprazole ODT for more than 14 days, or more frequently than every 4 months, unless directed by a doctor.

Now, back to the recipe…

box of omeprazole acid reflux medicine

Caprese Salad

There are just 5 ingredients in this easy caprese salad.  The 3 main ingredients: baby tomatoes, mozzerella, and basil are mixed with the 2 ingredient dressing: olive oil & balsamic vinaigrette.
chopped basil, diced mozzarella, and grape tomatoes for caprese salad

tomatoes and mozzarella in a bowl

cutting board with basil tomatoes and mozarella

caprese salad recipe


Caprese Salad Recipe

5 from 2 votes
Caprese Salad
  • 2 packages mini tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 packaage mozzarella roll cubed
  • 1 head fresh basil chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinaigarette
  1. Chop and Mix! Toss to taste.

Seriously, so easy. Totally worth taking care of the heartburn ahead of time.

caprese salad recipe

Do you love a fresh caprese salad as much as I do? Have you heard of it? Was I the last person on Earth to know about this yumminess?

woman in bed holding acid reflux medicine

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