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Watermelon Caprese Salad is a delicious summer twist on the classic Caprese typically made with tomato.

Watermelon Caprese Salad

This quick, simple slaw is a staple in my house. Perfect when you need something acidic to balance a savory dish. Everyone loves this, including my toddler only for her I leave out the red onion. It's also low-carb, vegetarian, gluten-free and whole30 compliant.

Quick Cabbage Slaw

Grilled fennel with lemon, olive oil and shaved parmesan is my FAVORITE way to eat fennel. If you think you're not a fennel fan, this is the recipe that may change your mind!

Grilled Fennel with Parmesan and Lemon

15 Light and Healthy Salad Recipes

These delicious, healthy Healthy Salmon Quinoa Burgers, made with wild salmon, quinoa, and kale are loaded with good-for-you omegas and tons of protein!

Healthy Salmon Quinoa Burgers

This beautiful apple and cabbage slaw is sweet, bright and crisp, the perfect side dish to any meal and great to bring to a potluck.

Spiralized Apple Cabbage Slaw

BLT Salad with Avocado is my low-carb solution to the classic sandwich! Made with center cut bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and avocado in a light dressing.

BLT Salad with Avocado

Bangin Good Chicken Salad is delicious, made with tender chunks of breaded chicken baked until golden topped with delicious Bang Bang sauce. I served this over mixed greens and swooned with every bite!

Bang Bang Chicken Salad

This raw shredded brussels sprouts salad is so simple to make, even a 4 year old can do it (with Mommy's help). Tossed with a little olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper, it makes a wonderful side dish to any meal, and my family loves it!

Raw Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Oil

Massaged Raw Kale Salad – Kale is a hearty winter green that holds up well in soups and stews. But it's also wonderful as a salad if you give it a three-minute massage.

Massaged Raw Kale Salad

Chilled Lobster Salad with Sweet Summer Corn and Tomatoes, the perfect light summer salad made with sweet summer corn, grape tomatoes, garden herbs and chilled steamed lobster.

Chilled Lobster Salad with Sweet Summer Corn and Tomatoes

Chicken and quinoa salad made with cucumbers, feta, tomatoes and olives is perfect for summer!

Grilled Mediterranean Chicken and Quinoa Salad

Grilled steak, arugula and pasta salad is topped with sweet balsamic caramelized onions and fresh shaved Parmesan. I'm a sucker for a good steak salad, and this one is AWESOME!

Steak & Caramelized Onions with Arugula and Pasta

This healthy salad is made with cooked lentils and diced fresh diced carrots, celery, bell pepper, onion, parsley and lemon juice – perfect to make ahead for lunch for the week as the flavors only get better overnight. It's also vegan, high in fiber, protein and only about 100 calories per serving.

Lentil Salad

Italian tuna and brown rice salad is wonderful, easy lunch using basic pantry items such as tuna, brown rice, capers and good quality chopped olives plus some frozen mixed vegetables and fresh lemon juice.

Italian Tuna and Brown Rice Salad (Riso e Tonno)

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta is delicious, the perfect light dish. In Greece, Greek salads do not have lettuce, instead they are made with fresh cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, red onion, oregano, lemon juice, olive oil, and fresh feta – delicious!

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta

Quinoa Tabbouleh + Summer Berry Cobbler from the Skinnytaste Cookbook

Spiralized Raw Zucchini Salad with Avocado and Edamame is a fresh, quick and delicious salad that takes less than 5 minutes to make, start to finish and there's no cooking involved. It's perfect for the summer because you won't heat up your kitchen!

Spiralized Raw Zucchini Salad with Avocado and Edamame

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!

Canned Tuna Ceviche

Quinoa chickpea and avocado salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, lime juice and cilantro – a flavorful vegetarian salad loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats. 

Quinoa Chickpea and Avocado Salad

Sauteed sea scallops, arugula and sweet beet salad is another summer favorite, tossed with goat cheese and a honey vinaigrette – this salad is delicious!

Sea Scallops, Arugula and Beet Salad

This simple slow cooker chicken taco salad is high in fiber and protein which means it's very satisfying – all for under 300 calories. Trust me, you won't miss the tortillas!

Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad

For those of you who believe eating black eyed peas in the New Year will bring you luck (and we can certainly all use a little more luck) this healthy bean salad is for you! Whether you eat this as a salad or serve it as a dip with some baked chips, the zesty flavors in this salad is sure to turn you into a fan of black-eyed peas.

Black-eyed Pea Dip

Grilled stone fruit like peaches and plums served over baby greens with walnuts and a sweet honey goat cheese dressing, this salad is light and delicious!

Grilled Stone Fruit Salad with Honey Goat Cheese Dressing

Something about Spring and the warmer weather that puts me in such a GREAT mood. It also makes me crave more salads, and this simple salad is a favorite of mine, I make this all the time for myself.

Orange and Arugula Salad with Red Onion and Gorgonzola

Pearl couscous (otherwise known as Isreali couscous) tossed with asparagus, tomatoes and lemon juice make a vibrant Spring pasta salad that is perfect for lunch, as a side dish, or even to make as a side dish if you are grilling for Mother's Day this weekend!

Lemon Asparagus Couscous Salad with Tomatoes

I love this Southwestern black bean salad when the weather warms, it makes enough to feed a crowd. Also makes a great side dish or appetizer if served with chips or as a topping for taco salads. You can even serve with grilled meat and fresh tortillas.

Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is protein packed with fresh and tasty Mediterranean flavors. Made with cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon and Feta cheese.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Black beans, chick peas, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado are tossed with a cumin-lime vinaigrette – I love the bright, fresh flavors of this quick and easy salad! Perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken.

Fiesta Bean Salad