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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.