Salad

A classic Cobb salad with a light summer twist. If you live on the coast like me and have access to fresh lobster, this salad is a must! If you’re worried about cooking a live lobster, many seafood stores will steam it for you. Crab or shrimp would also make an excellent substitution.

Lobster Cobb Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad with Strawberries and Spinach is made with creamy goat cheese and a white balsamic dressing, but this would also be great with Feta cheese and if you want to add more protein, or skip the cheese add walnuts or slivered almonds.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Strawberries and Spinach

This beautiful Spring Berry Salad with Almond-Cranberry Crusted Goat Cheese is studded with strawberries and served over baby greens, but you can use any seasonal berries or a combination of berries instead. Serve this salad alone or alongside grilled chicken or fish.

Berry Salad with Almond-Cranberry Crusted Goat Cheese

Salad for breakfast? Yes!! This Breakfast BLT Salad can be eaten anytime of the day really, but eggs and bacon served over this simple massaged kale salad with avocado and tomatoes is a delicious, savory, healthy breakfast idea.

Breakfast BLT Salad

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange, Endive, Baby Arugula and Radicchio

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange, Endive, Baby Arugula and Radicchio

Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette is the perfect easy Spring salad made with just a few simple ingredients – asparagus, hard boiled egg and bacon tossed with a Dijon vinaigrette.

Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

A quick and easy salad in a jar made with shaved Brussels sprouts, chickpeas, marinated artichokes, sun dried tomatoes and Asiago cheese. Perfect to pack for work or anywhere you need a portable lunch on-the-go! To serve you simply shake it up and pour it into a bowl.

Brussels and Chickpea Salad in a Jar with Artichokes, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Asiago

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Dried Cherries, Feta & Pepitas

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Dried Cherries, Feta & Pepitas

This easy salad has all my favorite things in one – arugula, Proscuitto, shaved Parmesan and a runny egg! When you pop that egg yolk, the salad is bathed in that warm eggy goodness, salad nirvana in every bite! If you are not a fan of runny eggs, hard boiled eggs would taste just fine too!

Arugula Salad with Crispy Proscuitto, Parmesan and Fried Eggs

Spice rubbed chicken breasts served with a flavorful chickpea salad with fresh corn and avocados – a quick and easy weeknight dish!

Blackened Chicken Fiesta Salad

This light shrimp and tortellini salad can be served as a side or main dish, perfect for summer potlucks or pool parties, or anytime you need a pasta salad that isn't weighed down with mayo.

Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad

This delicious, easy salad features succulent lobster tossed with chopped asparagus and tomatoes in a light lemon dressing. To save time, I buy the lobsters steamed from my local fishmonger.

Lobster Asparagus Chopped Salad

Take advantage of the end of summer with sweet corn and delicious ripe tomatoes with this easy side dish, perfect to go along anything you 're grilling! The dressing is creamy yet light, the perfect compliment.

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing

Figs and Prosciutto, savory and sweet they're a match made in heaven! Add some fresh mozzarella, peppery arugula and balsamic dressing and this salad will make you swoon with every bite.

Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Fig Salad with Arugula

This salad has everything I love about a cheeseburger, sans the bun. Chopped romaine, tomatoes, avocado, pickles and shredded cheese are topped with grilled burgers and red onions and drizzled with a seriously delicious dressing.

Cheeseburger Salad

One of my favorite summer salad combinations is watermelon with feta, balsamic, red onion and arugula. It's so refreshing and light, and perfect to make in jars to take to the beach or park (I keep them chilled in cooler).

Watermelon Feta Arugula Salad in Jars

This Watermelon, Jicama and Cucumber Salad is light and refreshing for a hot summer day. A great side for just about anything you put on the grill!

Watermelon, Jicama and Cucumber Salad

A protein-packed meatless salad in a jar made with quinoa, lentils, grape tomatoes, arugula, avocado and hard boiled eggs are perfect to pack for work, the beach, picnics, or anywhere you need a portable lunch on-the-go!

Protein Egg and Quinoa Salad Jars

An EASY 15-minute dish you'll want to make all summer long! Fresh heads of romaine lettuce are split down the middle, grilled until slightly charred and smoky, along with fresh corn and skinless chicken thighs, then topped with tomatoes, onions, avocado and a simple salsa vinaigrette.

Grilled Romaine, Corn and Chicken Salad with Salsa Dressing

This light summer 5-ingredient zucchini salad is this perfect summer side dish. You can serve this as an appetizer, side dish or even as a light lunch for two.

Zucchini Carpaccio

These quick and easy Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce made with spiralized carrots and cucumbers were inspired by my shrimp summer rolls. I wanted to take those yummy rolls (which can be a bit more time consuming) and turn them into a super-quick meal, less than 10 minutes!

Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce

This shredded raw brussels sprout salad can be eaten as a main or a side dish. Because raw brussels stand up so well to dressing, it's also great to make ahead – just add the avocado right before serving.

Shredded Raw Brussels Sprout Salad with Bacon and Avocado

This Mediterranean Bean Salad is so light and fresh, made with lemon juice, mint and parsley. This can be served as a side dish, perfect for potlucks or to make it a main for lunch serve it over spiralized cucumbers.

Mediterranean Bean Salad

This hearty salad is HUGE – perfect when you want a big salad for dinner without the grains. It's also gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free.

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Avocado and Bacon

This Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula is an easy weeknight dinner solution –marinate the steak overnight with balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs, then fire up the grill and serve with a simple tossed arugula-tomato salad, on the table in less than 20 minutes!

Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don't need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

Spiralized Carrot Salad with Lemon and Dijon

North African Spiced Shrimp and Chickpea Salad