Seven Summer Salad Recipes

By Claudia Zapata | 2017-05-23 21:25:51 | 0 Comments

I enjoy salads year-round but there’s nothing like enjoying the cool crunch of a salad in the summer months. Whether we’re grilling on a Sunday afternoon, or having an easy weeknight meal, salads are the delicious and easy answer to “what’s for dinner?” And, depending on what you put into them, salads don’t have to be a side item. Learn how to make a filling summer salad and it’s a one-dish meal. I always make extra and set some aside, undressed, to enjoy the following day.

Check out seven of my most refreshing and nourishing salad recipes to enjoy all season long, along with some of your kind comments about each one:



Grilled vegetable salad with garlic tahini dressing

“Heading home from vacation & this will make a delicious dinner especially after all the vacation foods we’ve enjoyed.” – Cynthia


Summer comfort food: fruit salad with a kick

“Sean ate two bowls of this. Serving bowls.”


Chickpea, tomato, and arugula with basil vinaigrette

“This salad was so delicious. I never really eat garbanzo beans so was hesitant to try! I’m so glad I did as this was the component that kept me full until dinner! Thanks.” – Anita.


Greenest, simplest, best everyday salad

“I just made this dressing today. So light and refreshing for summer! Thanks.” – Amy


Cherry tomato and basil salad with shallot vinaigrette

“This tastes like candy.” – Sean


Quinoa, tomato and basil salad

“I just made this for lunch. Delicious! Thank you!” – Maite


Beet, mango and walnut salad with lemon mint dressing

“Beautiful colors and flavors!” – Lisa


 Happy, healthy summer!



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