I love to incorporate salads into every meal! There are so many varieties of fruits and veggies that you make a salad with a new flavor every day of the week! There is no better season than summer with all those fresh ingredients coming in to create a beautiful, colorful, and healthy dish that your whole family will love! Check out some of these delicious summer salads that you can enjoy as a meal, a side, or take to that family cookout this summer!
1) BLT Salad with Avocado
There is nothing better in summertime than a BLT! The tomatoes are so sweet and juicy, you can’t resist. Try this BLT salad for a sweet, salty and creamy main course! You’re going to love it! Get the recipe here.
2) Asian Slaw with Sesame Ginger Dressing
I love this twist on traditional slaw! You can add in your favorite protein for a one dish meal. Take along to that summer cookout, but you might double the recipe because I promise it won’t last long! Get the recipe here.
3) Grilled Corn Salad with Avocado and Tomato
You are not even going to believe how good this corn salad is! The sweetness of the corn, the creaminess of the avocado, and the citrusy dressing hit on all the tastebuds! If you don’t have time to throw the corn on the grill, just throw it some hot water for 5 minutes. Goes great with anything you’re pulling off the grill! ! A perfect summer side dish! Get the recipe here.
4) Lemon Orzo with Asparagus Salad
This hearty lemony salad can be served hot or cold! You can always throw in some added veggies like red bell pepper, onion, or tomatoes to add even more color and flavor! Great as a side dish or add a protein for a main course! Get the recipe here.
5) Mojito Fruit Salad
Don’t forget dessert! Summer is the season for watermelon but don’t forget those sweet berries which are full of vitamins and antioxidants! The recipe calls for powdered sugar, but I use stevia for a healthier option. You’re going to want to try this sweet and tangy fruit salad! So colorful! A perfect summertime treat! Get the recipe here.