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Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

From afternoon barbeques to dinner parties and romantic backyard meals, the summer salad is essential.  Featuring berries, nuts and flavorful light dressings, we’ve found some of the best recipes for you to try this season.  Head to your local farmer’s market this weekend and pick up fresh ingredients to make one of these ten delicious summer salads.

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Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Triple Berry Summer Salad

Made with three types of berries, avocado and a strawberry vinaigrette dressing, nothing says summer like this salad recipe. Top with crunchy almonds and goat cheese for the perfect, savory combination.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Watercress and Watermelon Salad

Light, refreshing and healthy, you can’t go wrong with a watermelon and watercress salad, come summer.  Cotija cheese and a cilantro lime dressing give it a boost of flavor.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Strawberry Caprese Salad

Turn a favorite Italian appetizer into a summer salad with this recipe for strawberry caprese.  Featuring fresh basil and walnuts, a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar makes this a winning side.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Arugula and Peach Salad

Kick back, relax, and enjoy a summer barbeque with an arugula and peach salad.  This simple recipe made using only five ingredients is topped with a sweet, honey balsamic vinaigrette. 

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Blueberry Corn Salad

Crunchy and full of flavor, this salad recipe mixes blueberries, corn and cucumbers for the perfect summer mix.  Complete with a cilantro dressing and a hint of honey for a sweet touch.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Cucumber Salad

Bring a traditional cucumber salad to your next barbeque and we're sure no one will complain. Featuring tomatoes, onions and crisp cucumbers, it’s the perfect complement to a juicy burger.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Apple and Pomegranate Kale Salad

Apples and pomegranate and kale, oh my! Healthy and refreshing, this summer salad is bursting with flavor. Throw in a little quinoa and top with a maple Dijon dressing and you’ve got a complete meal.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Mango and Coconut Salad

A little on the sweeter side, nothing says summer like this recipe for mango and coconut salad. Featuring fresh greens and sweet fruits, a cinnamon-lime dressing adds the final touch.  

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Southwest Chopped Salad

For a gorgeous and nutritious burst of color this summer, try a southwestern chopped salad with a creamy cilantro dressing.  Crisp and refreshing, this recipe is vegan and gluten free.

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Healthy Summer Salads

Pistachio Peach Salad

The perfect mix of sweet and salty, serve this pistachio peach salad at your next summer get-together.  Ripe peaches, grilled chicken and creamy goat cheese serve as the perfect base for a honey vinaigrette.

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