Need a simple, healthy and fun way to add veggies into your diet? Have you been avoiding making salads because it’s just too complicated or boring? Well look no further here are 15 simple and healthy salad recipes you should try today.
1. Strawberry Spinach Salad With Warm Bacon Dressing
Strawberries and bacon. Who knew? Substitute coconut oil for bacon fat and honey for sugar to make a healthier version of this tasty salad.
2. Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette
A flavourful and warm salad hearty enough for a main dish. Call it a casserole and you could serve to even the most salad-loathing guests and they’d never know.
3. Kale Salad With Meyer Lemon Dressing
This simple and healthy salad recipe packs a lot of unique flavours in one bite. Pomegranates, goat cheese, avocado, lemon and pecans. Yum!
4. Mushroom, Lemon And Lentil Salad
Next on our list of warms salad recipes features mushrooms again. With the added lentils, this salad has a hearty protein punch.
5. Berry, Lemon, Chicken And Feta Salad
One of my favorite salad recipes is this sweet and savory chicken salad with berries, lemon and feta. The perfect salad for a light spring meal.
6. Cilantro-Lime Cucumber Salad
This salad recipe gives a whole new meaning to cool as a cucumber. Crushed peppers give it a hot kick too.
7. Broccoli, Apple And Almond Salad
Another hearty bowl on this list of salad recipes. I find broccoli really adds a density to salad and in this one it’s the feature. Though, if you’re not a fan of olives, you can simply omit them and it will still taste delicious.
8. Berry Chicken Salad With Poppy-seed Dressing
Can you tell I’m a fan of salad recipes with fruit? Berries just add another dimension to a salad that can’t be given with any type of vegetable. Try it, you won’t regret it.
9. Strawberry Asparagus Salad
It’s not often you see asparagus in a salad recipe, but here’s one that has strawberries too. So easy. So tasty!
10. Vietnamese Chicken, Avocado And Lemongrass Spring Roll Salad
It sounds complicated, but is actually quite simple and totally healthy. If you want a little challenge in the kitchen try making the Hoisin Crackers for a little crunch.
11. Kale Salad with Pear, Hazelnuts and Cranberries
Whether you’re a kale lover or newbie, this recipe is sure to please. Toasty nuts and sweet pear add a delicious texture and depth.
12. Honey Walnut Power Salad
If you’re new to power bowls, here’s a simple and healthy salad recipe to get you started. It’s full of nutrients, antioxidants and deliciousness.
13. Green Goddess Potato Salad
This salad recipe is a healthy and green take on the classic potato salad. Spruce up your spuds with a tasty pesto-like dressing.
14. Shrimp And Avocado Salad With Miso Dressing
Here’s a simple and healthy salad recipe that will wow your guests. Bring the thai heat right to your kitchen.
15. Peas, Potatoes, Acidulated Shallots + Creamy Dill Dressing
Here’s another simple and healthy recipe that only sounds fancy. Don’t be fooled by the big words, just put it in your mouth.
Want some inspiration for a healthy snack? Check out these 10 Highly Healthy And Delicious Vegan Snacks Recipes.
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