summer salads

11 SUMMER SALADS TO BEAT THE HEAT

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Summer salads are the perfect dinner solution for a hot night. Whether you are cooking for just yourself or a large crowd, a great salad is always a hit. Try something new or put a twist on a favourite, either way we are loving these gorgeous inspirations.


summer salads

This Mango Chicken Salad with Avocado from therealfooddietitians is tossed in a simple lemon-lime vinaigrette and is almost too pretty to eat…almost! When summertime hits it’s time for salads with all the fruits! 🥭 ⁠


summer salads

Fresh, tangy, and crunchy this 4-Ingredient Cucumber Salad from mykitchenlove perfect for a quick and easy side, BBQs, or potlucks as well.


summer salads

We love this big bountiful salad filled with colour and texture from terianncarty. Salads can be a place for unlimited creativity (aka not boring in the least) so have fun and try to use  what’s in season!


summer salads

A fast favorite for us, this easy summer salads from withpeanutbutterontop is bound to be your new favorite too! This salad is packed full of fresh vegetables & tender, zesty bites of shrimp! It’s very easy, light and refreshing in flavor, and can be made in minutes. 


summer salads

You can’t go wrong with this classic combo from sunday.proper.studios: fruit + candied pecans + blue cheese + red onions, with maple vinaigrette over a bed of greens 🤤Swap out the fruit with whatever’s in season and make this salad year-round!

summer salads

Leeksnbeets really puts a spin on potato salad here & we love it! This isn’t your typical potato salad, but rather a Mediterranean twist on the classic. It’s loaded with falafel, toasted pine nuts and Kalamata olives and drizzled with the most sinfully delicious vegan basil and za’atar mayo. 


summer salad

Stunner summer salad alert from cottercrunch! One serving of quinoa tabouli salad will boost you up with Fiber, Complex carbohydrates, Plant Protein, Healthy fats and Iron! Quinoa is one of the few pseudo-grains that contain all 9 essential amino acids your body thrives on and we usually have it on hand!

summer salads

This summer try something different with this cool and savory watermelon salad! You’ll be the star of any summer gathering with this cool and refreshing watermelon salad. The combination of the sweet watermelon, salty feta, and cooling mint is both perfect and surprising. You will have lots of requests for this recipe!

summer salads

This Thai pasta salad is perfect for bright and sunny summer day! With easy to find ingredients and quick substitutions, this satisfying meal-sized salad is great on its own or would also be great with any protein you like from tofu, grilled shrimp or steak, and even leftover chicken. All the prep is done while the pasta cooks so you are minutes away from a great veggie-filled meal.


summer salads


There’s about a million reasons we can recommend you make this Dijon Chive Potato Salad from bethbierema, but pretty much it’s just the perfect summery side dish for whatever you have going on this weekend.

summer salads

We were blown away by this beauty from dianemorrisey! Colorful, fresh and easy, this gorgeous salad works as a starter, a side or a simple dinner. Your summer picnic menus are begging for you to add this assemble and-serve Marinated Peach and Tomato Salad!

summer salads

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