healthy salad recipes

8 Refreshing Springtime Salads

 The flowers are blooming, leaves turning the brightest shade of green, and the sun is shining bright. Springtime is upon us and we're ready to add a little bit of this sunshine into our meals. We love adding a seasonal spin on our meals to not only cut costs on groceries, but to take advantage of the fresh produce! Salads are no exception; we try to fill our bed of greens with as many colors as possible. Here are 8 refreshing springtime salad recipes that will catch your attention and taste buds. 

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1. Spinach Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Poppy Seed Dressing

A classic spring favorite, you can't beat the refreshing pairing of strawberries and grilled chicken. From the sweetness of the strawberries to the saltiness of the grilled chicken, your taste buds are in for a trip. Find the full recipe here.


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2. Spring Couscous Salad with Basil Vinaigrette 

A salad paired perfectly with any meal. This recipe is loaded with a variety of flavors and nutrients from seasonal spring veggies. Pair this dish with your favorite protein, or scoop it on top of a bed of greens. Find the full recipe here.


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3. Citrus Shrimp and Avocado Salad

A simple and flavorful recipe sure to get you in the springtime mood. Grilled shrimp, creamy avocado, and crunchy toasted almonds combined to create a rich and refreshing salad. Find the full recipe here.


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4. Peach Spinach Salad with Avocado, Toasted Almonds, and Goat Cheese

The perfect spring and summertime salad to make the summer days that much sweeter. Juicy peaches mixed with savory avocado and salty goat cheese, this recipe is rich in all the flavors you can imagine. Find the full recipe here


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5. Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad with Basil Pesto

The perfect minimal ingredient and quick side salad to complete any meal. Get your veggies in with this jam packed salad filled with a variety of nutrients. We all know the importance of eating the rainbow and this salad makes it easier than ever. Find the full recipe here.


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6. Ahi Tuna Poke and Mango Salad

Another great duo, mango and fish are an unparalleled combination. This fun Asian fusion twist will satisfy all your flavorful cravings. The fresh flavors of this salad will have you dreaming of it long after the first bite. Find the full recipe here.


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7. Greek Cauliflower Salad Bowls

There's more to this salad than what meets the eyes. This salad is packed with healthy fats from olives, pumpkin seeds, goat cheese. Take on a #meatlessmonday in confidence with this hearty springtime salad. Find the full recipe here.


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8. Pear Salad with Walnuts, Avocado, and Grilled Chicken

We're big believers in simple ingredients make some of the most delicious meals, and this recipe is proof of just that. Crunchy sliced pears, savory grilled chicken, sweet dried cranberries, and creamy avocado. Find the full recipe here.