Wanting to eat a little lighter and leaner now that spring is here? These salads are healthy, fresh and full of flavor!
Spring is here! And with it comes warmer weather. We're craving lighter and fresher meals these days. If you're feeling the same way, we've got 12 delicious salad recipes for you. You can eat a little lighter and leaner without sacrificing any flavor.
These recipes are great for a light lunch or side or you can add a protein for a satisfying and healthy dinner. However you choose to serve them, they are sure to be a hit. Make one today or be sure to pin them for later. Enjoy!
Blueberry Arugula Herb Salad
This beautiful Blueberry Arugula Herb Salad is super healthy and probably the freshest, most delicious salad that you'll ever have the pleasure of meeting... or eating! It's perfect for a crowd, great for parties, potlucks and picnics!
Strawberry Clementine Salad with Red Wine Vinegar Dressing
With an easy, sweet, tangy dressing and a topping of caramelized pecans, this delicious, fresh salad will add a splash of pizzazz to any meal.
Strawberry Spinach Salad
This Strawberry Spinach Salad is pretty as a picture. The Basil Dressing and Sweet, Spicy Glazed Pistachios are the crowning glory!
Classic French Bistro Salad
This simple Classic French Bistro Salad, served at cafés, brasseries and bistros all over France, is beyond easy and one of those recipes you'll be turning to again and again (especially when you want to feel a little "fancy") - with minimal effort on your part.
Watercress (or Arugula) Grape Broccoli Salad
A delicious twist on the same-old, same-old broccoli salad! Perfect alongside grilled entrees, burgers or just on it’s own!
Provencal Roasted Chicken Salad
This Provencal Roasted Chicken Salad has a wonderful Mango Curry Dressing. It's fresh, healthy and loaded with delicious flavor!
How to Make Cucumber Flowers
Dress up a salad in minutes with this easy tutorial on how to make cucumber flowers. Plus a recipe for the best cucumber salad ever!
Ballymaloe Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad
This Asian-inspired, Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad is super healthy, can be prepped ahead and simply bursts with bright, fresh, delicious flavor!
Roasted Veggie and Crispy Chickpea Salad
This healthy Roasted Veggie and Crispy Chickpea Salad combines crispy, spicy chickpeas, caramelized veggies, Israeli couscous, buttery, toasted pine nuts and a generous shower of fresh herbs. It makes a delicious side or fabulous main course!
The BEST Greek Salad with Fresh Herb Greek Dressing
If salads seem a bit boring to you, you haven't tried this delicious, vibrant Greek salad that's loaded with texture, color and fabulous flavor. The fresh herb dressing is the crowning glory!
Strawberry Kale Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing
Fresh, healthy and delicious this make-ahead Strawberry Kale Salad is perfect for summer picnics, potlucks and parties. The honey lemon dressing and candied pepitas take it over the top!
Roasted Carrot Salad with Honey Cider Poppy Seed Dressing
This delicious Roasted Carrot Salad with Honey Cider Dressing is a perfect (and gorgeous) side for just about any entree. It also makes a fabulous vegetarian meal on its own!
Thought for the day:
Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup;
you make my lot secure.
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