Who is sick of salads?! So many people. Especially since we are getting ready for summer, so many of us are probably thinking, “If I see one more piece of spinach or kale, I’m going to cry”. Well, salad can be so exciting and delicious that you actually CRAVE it. What?! Yup, you better believe it. Check out this list of ten items that will renew your love and your hope in salads so you can keep eating healthy, while eating delicious food.

 

1. Loaded Veggie Salad with Chickpeas

Needing a little protein and lot of veggies? This salad is for you! It is packed with black beans, corn, avocado and so much more!

 

2. Pesta Potato Chickpea Salad

Potato salads can get so unhealthy, so quickly. Put together this great salad that is good for you and won’t fill you up with tons of additives. You’ll also get a good kick of protein as well!

 

3. Summer Goodness Salad

If it’s a hot hot day out, don’t turn on the oven! Create this sweet and savoury salad that will cool you from the inside out. It’s so flavorful and very filling!

 

4. Peach, Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad

When peach season rolls around, there’s no better fruit to use than this! This simple yet fancy salad will look beautiful on a plate and will be so memorable at a dinner party.

 

5. Gluten Free Chicken Salad with Honey Orange Vinaigrette

This salad is great to bring to work for lunch. It is packed with protein and has everything we love, a little sweetness from the oranges and some savoury flavor from the chicken. YUM!

 

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6. Colorful Beet Salad with Carrot Quinoa and Spinach

My favorite color in the fruit and veggie rainbow is the color of beets! They’re so beautiful and filled with tons of antioxidants. Fill up on this salad when you are sick of kale, and you won’t be disappointed!

 

7. Strawberry Caprese Farro Salad

I hadn’t tried Farro until a few weeks ago, and it was a completely new texture. It doesn’t get soggy with dressing and has a very neutral flavor, which makes it easy to flavor because it will acquire the flavor of whatever you mix with it.

 

8. Strawberry Caprese with Pistachio Pesto

Isn’t it so beautiful! Create this summery appetizer salad at a dinner party to impress your guests and fill them up with some wholesome ingredients.

9. Southwest Roasted Potato Salad

BBQ-ing up a steak or chicken for supper? This salad is the perfect partner for a BBQ supper that will leave out the added mayo for potato salad and the added butter for corn on the cob. Dig In!

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10. Shredded Summer Salad with Garlic Tahini Dressing

Pull out your phone and get ready to Instagram this beauty. It’s so nutritious and ever so delicious! Top off with the home made garlic tahini dressing and you are good to go. Enjoy!

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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