Salad. So often overlooked, yet filled with so much potential. The problem is most people hear “salad” and think of a few sad pieces of lettuce, maybe a tomato. Wrong. There are almost unlimited ideas for crafting delicious salads that still fulfill the “healthy” quota, but leave you just as full and satisfied as any other dish. Check out a few of these salad recipes and see how quickly you change your mind.
Alright so technically this one is pasta and not lettuce – but look at all the fresh veggie goodness.
How do you take kale salad and make it even better? Add cheese, of course. The sweet and salty go together perfectly.
Grilling peaches? Trust me, it’s worth it once you taste it.
Sweet and spicy with the creaminess of avocado to balance it all out. Yes please.
A classic for a reason.
So delicious you’ll forget how healthy you’re being.
Everyone’s favorite Mexican food with a better-for-you twist that doesn’t make it any less craveable.
Looks so fancy, comes together so easy.
The classic summertime fruit gets leveled up 1000x after being thrown on the grill.
You think potato salad has to be full of mayonnaise and calories? Wrong.
You can’t get much healthier than this grain – not that you’ll really notice with this flavor-packed dish.
Such an underrated protein. This salad lets the chickpeas shine – and get you addicted.
Mangos, cucumber, coconut and chicken. Don’t think they go together? Get back to us after your first bite.
Do we really need to say anything else?
If you doubt that you could enjoy cauliflower as the star of a dish, you are in for a very delicious awakening.
Like summer in a bowl. That’s it. That’s summer.
What are your favorite salad recipes? Tell us in the comments below!