With summer in full swing you may find that it’s just too hot for a warm, home-cooked meal. If that’s the case, a light and crisp salad may the perfect alternative! Forget everything you thought you knew about the perfect summer salad. Away with boring, tasteless bowls of greens; it’s time to give your favorite salad a refresh! With an abundance of fruits and veggies in season, summer is the perfect time to add a few new exciting elements to your salad. Mixing it up with fun ingredients easily changes a salad from a bland side dish to a delicious main course meal. We’ve compiled a few exciting recipes so you can give your next salad a refresh!
.01 – Blackberry Chicken Salad
Photo by I Am Homesteader
Try adding blackberries to your favorites salad, for a nice burst of sweetness. Or, if you would like an amazing blackberry salad try the one pictured above, and enjoy the combo of the sweet berries mixed with the savory chicken, and avocado.
Photo by Wellness by Kristen
Imagine what you love about a peach cobbler in a salad. That’s right we are talking about grilled peaches in a salad. Yum, right. It doesn’t have to be this salad specifically, but we happen to be major fans of it.
Photo by Bowl of Delicious
No salad addition beats a beet. See what we did there? No seriously, nothing beets a good salad, on a warm summer day. If you really want to mix up your normal salad this is a great option that is very healthy and such a fun color!
Which salad was your favorite? Let us know in the comments, and be sure to check out these popsicle recipes on the blog!