These Summer Salads are easy-to-make, delicious and are a smart, healthy thing to serve on those too-hot-to-cook days and nights. Perfect for brining to grill-outs, picnics, summer potlucks, pool parties and so many other events. Plus, many of them can be made ahead and stored up to a few days in advance.
If you want a summer salad that will impress the guests at your potluck or pool party, this is it! Every time I make it I get compliments
Blueberries add sweetness to this Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad – Pick up your cheese at ALDI or Trader Joe’s to save a little money on it!
Another Mediterranean-inspired salad, this Chickpea and Artichoke Salad is bursting with amazing flavors
This one is a healthier version of the traditional Cobb Salad … just tweaked a little for better health, but still delicious!
Green Onions, real bacon, sour cream and cheddar cheese is what makes this salad stand out! You’ll get rave reviews if you bring this one to a party.
Never heard of Freekeh? Give it a try! This Freekeh Salad with Chickpeas is a winner!
This Cottage Cheese Salad has a Mediterranean Twist… so yummy!
More a dessert than a salad, but I’m throwing this one in our lineup anyway. This “salad” will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth as it has Snickers candy bars, pudding and Cool Whip in it…. YUM! Kids love this.
Farro makes it unique… this whole grain is a form of wheat that adds texture to this Broccoli Farro Salad
With each bite of this salad you are sure to taste the bacon, the ranch dressing, the red onion and the Swiss cheese.
This salad is quick to make, colorful and yummy. You can serve it with Club crackers or a mild salsa.
Did you know that spinach is packed with nutrients, is relatively frugal plus it stays fresh longer than other greens, leaving less waste. The pears really complete this salad.
This Thai Pasts Salad makes a lot so it’s the perfect dish to bring to a big gathering.
This Asian salad is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters with its yummy chicken and mandarin oranges!
Bacon, lettuce, tomatoes…Oh My! When making a layer salad almost anything goes and this one is yummy.
A new twist on the basic Cole Slaw salad, this version contains peanut butter, ramen noodles, sesame seeds and sliced almonds.
Here’s another new twist on the classic potato salad, this version has blue cheese crumbles and red potatoes in it.
Kale, Farro and Feta Cheese are an amazing combo in this tasty summer salad
This is an easy, basic salad you can prepare ahead of time and the longer you allow it to sit in the fridge the better the flavors come out.
Tuna Pasta Salad is easy-to-make and all the ingredients are basic staples that you already have on hand.