Healthy Summer Salad Recipes | Roundup #recipe

18 Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

With summer heat in full swing, our family meals have shifted primarily to salads. We’ve ditched the bread to shed a few extra pounds and keep up our energy in the frenetic existence that has become our daily life. With all of this salad-making going on, sometimes I need some inspiration and I’m sure you do to! I’ve collected some of my favorite healthy summer salad recipes here and on my Pinterest board to share.

Shrimp and Asparagus Salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Shrimp, Asparagus and Grapefruit Salad

Between working (more) than full time in my husband’s new business, raising a toddler, blogging, keeping up the house and cooking nearly every meal we eat from scratch, I barely have time to rest. That’s where salad-making comes in. It saves me a lot of time because all I have to do is prep. There’s usually very little cooking involved and a salad goes a long way in using up all of the fresh veggies and fruit I keep on hand.

Freekeh, Parsley and Garbanzo Bean Salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Freekeh, Parsley and Garbanzo Bean Salad

Do I sound a little stressed? Omg, I am. Here I am wanting to write lovingly about healthy summer salads and all I can think about is how I’m going to fit in my grocery shopping for the week in-between my son’s nap, some unexpected dinner guests—and dinner. I have to cook dinner!

Caramelized Peach Salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Caramelized Peach Salad

Which brings me back to how awesome these healthy summer salads are. I can do a quick sauté of some shrimp, throw a bag of organic salad greens in a bowl, dice up some veggies and fruit and I’m done. The extra bonus is that I still feel full of energy after eating even though I only slept five hours the last few nights in a row. That’s important.

Mango Salad with Mozzarella & Mint Recipe | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Mango Salad with Mozzarella & Mint

It doesn’t matter whether you enjoy these gorgeous, healthy summer salad recipes on a carefree day at the pool or sitting in a cubicle at the office. What matters is you enjoy the food you eat, and you take that short time to really be thankful for the delicious, fresh produce of the season.  Enjoy!

Chickpea, Avocado & Feta Salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Chickpea, Avocado & Feta Salad

Orzo Salad with Feta and Spinach | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Orzo Salad with Feta and Spinach 

Colorful Summer Squash Salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Colorful Summer Squash Salad

Kale caesar salad with avocado dressing | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Kale Caesar Salad with Avocado Dressing 

green bean and corn salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Green Bean and Corn Salad 

jicama melon and mint salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

 Jicama, honeydew melon and mint salad

Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus, Spinach | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus, Spinach and Feta

fennel and apple salad recipe  Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Fennel and Apple Slaw

Quinoa and Feta Summer Salad  Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Quinoa and Feta Summer Salad

 

Refreshing Watermelon, Tomato, Feta and Mint Salad | watermelon, feta salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Refreshing Watermelon, tomato and Feta Salad

Roasted Cherry Tomato, Arugula and Sorghum Salad | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Roasted Cherry Tomato, Arugula and Sorghum Salad

Summer Macaroni Salad In Lemon-Thyme Dressing | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

 Summer Macaroni Salad In Lemon-Thyme Dressing 

Quinoa & Asparagus Tabbouleh | Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Quinoa & Asparagus Tabbouleh

Healthy Summer Salad Recipe Roundup

 

For more great salad recipes, follow the Love and Duck Fat Salad Board on Pinterest:

Follow Love and Duck Fat’s board Sides and Salads on Pinterest.

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