25+ Fresh Summer Salads!

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad!
Here are a bunch of our favorites.

1. Mexican Salad
An easy colorful dinner salad with. black bean, corn and pre-cooked grilled chicken.

2. Watermelon & Feta Salad
Just the right amount of sweet and savory.

Avocado-Chicken Salad

3. Avocado-Chicken Salad
Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins!

quinoa, tabuleh

4. Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad
Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods
that contain all nine essential amino acids. 

5. Strawberry Buratta Salad
Not only is this salad gorgeous, it’s creamy and delicious.


6. Charred Corn Salad w/ Basil & Tomatoes
Grilled charred corn mixed with tomatoes, onions, basil and thyme are even tastier with a bit of lime juice.

salad, steak, tenderloin, tomatoes, cucumbers, horseradish, horseradish dressing7. Beef Tenderloin Salad
Juicy slices of beef tenderloin tossed with crunchy cucumbers,
crisp lettuce and tomatoes.

southwesternsalad58. Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Dressing
A sure to be a crowd pleaser

spinach salad

9. Spinach Salad
Full of protein and immune boosters,
this is accompaniment to grilled chicken or steak.

Grilled Cajun Chicken Salad

10. Grilled Cajun Chicken Salad
We love the Cajun kick in this chicken salad.

Cranberry-Avocado Salad w:Candied Spiced Almonds

11. Cranberry-Avocado Salad w/Candied Spiced Almonds
Tweak the level of spiciness according to personal taste.


12. Barley & Kale Salad with Golden Beets & Feta
Loaded with yummy nutritious ingredients, you may feel and look a few years younger after eating it!

13. Stacked Heirloom Tomato Salad
One of our favorite summer salads filled with heirloom tomatoes
and seasoned with tapenade.

Orzo Salad w:Vegetables & Herbs

14. Orzo Salad w/Vegetables & Herbs
We love this orzo sale; make it heartier with chicken.

15. Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad With Feta Dressing
Sweet corn, scallions, jalapeño and avocado with tangy buttermilk-feta dressing make this salad taste
like summer on a plate from the NYTimes.

Romaine Salad w:Grapes, Ricotta Salata & Toasted Almonds

16. Romaine Salad w/Grapes, Ricotta Salata & Toasted Almonds
Almond and Romaine pack this salad with vitamin A and vitamin E to revitalize your skin.

17. Arugula & Peach Salad w/Creamy Chive Vinaigrette
Enjoy the juicy, ripe peaches with an easy-to-prep creamy chive dressing. 


18. Mexican Tomato Salad
A Mexican twist on everyone’s favorite traditional Italian Caprese salad.

19. Nicoise Salad
It’s got a little bit of everything and we love the lemony vinaigrette.


20. Healthy Tri-Bean Salad
Colorful, delicious and perfect for a party.

Oriental Chicken Salad

21. Far-East Chicken Salad
A crunchy, crisp and slightly nutty protein-packed salad.


22. Grape & Watercress Salad with Caraway & Granola

Mediterranean Salad

23. Mediterranean Salad
So flavorful and satisfying. It reminds me of Italy

Chicken & Couscous Salad

24. Chicken & Couscous Salad
Couscous is filled with fiber, protein and good source of B vitamin!

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25. Southwestern Style Cobb Salad
A classic and a favorite with a twist.

26. Sweet & Sour Ramen Noodle Salad
This is a super easy side that’s loaded with texture and flavor.

kale salad27. Simple “Tuscan” Kale Salad
From the health and wellness guru, Dr. Andrew Weil.

Simple Spring Salad

28. Summer Flowers Salad
Yes, you can eat these little lovely flowers.

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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