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Get Dinners Sorted with these Delicious Summer Salad Recipes


As the days and evenings get hotter, a lovely light salad is the perfect meal. Boring salads can be just that…boring, and after a couple of bowlfuls of limp, watery lettuce, with a slug of salad dressing, you will be crying out for a dish of hot, home-cooked food regardless of the weather.

But, with these delicious salad recipes, you will be more than happy to eat them every day of the week. Salads are great as well, because they are transportable and so easy to make, making them perfect for picnics, a side dish for a barbeque, or just on their own for a light lunch in the garden. They can be prepared in advance, and then just taken out of the fridge when you wish to eat them, but one thing is for certain. With these recipes, you will be crying out for more!

Broccoli and apple salad

This broccoli and apple salad is like nothing you have ever tasted before. Whilst you might not think the two would go together, it definitely works, and what’s more is that it is packed full with nutritious ingredients, which is perfect if you are trying to be more health conscious. You can make it even more healthy as well by substituting the mayonnaise for some Greek yoghurt.

You can find the recipe here.

Israeli salad

Try something a little different with this Israeli salad. You can fill your plate with fresh vegetables, herbs, and top it off with a lemon flavoured salad dressing definitely leaving you wanting more.

Find out what you need, here.

Quinoa and kale salad with a honey and lime dressing

Try this quinoa kale salad for the ultimate superfood dinner. This mighty and delicious meal contains a whopping six superfoods – kale, raspberries, blueberries, avocados, almonds and quinoa. If you are on a health kick, this really is the salad for you.

Here’s how you make it.

Moroccan sweet potato salad

Swap your regular shop bought potato salad for this sweet delight. This colourful salad contains everything from bell peppers to pistachios and is absolutely perfect for the summer months.

You can find the recipe here.

Pina Colada chicken salad

If you are a fan of this particular cocktail then this might just be the salad for you. It combines everything from coconut flavoured chicken, macadamia nuts and pineapple, and is finished off with a Pina Colada inspired dressing.

Get all of the ingredients here.

Skinny chicken and avocado Caesar salad

If you are feeling more health conscious, try this low-fat twist on the popular Caesar salad. It is packed full of protein and all the healthy fats that you could want from the popular superfood, avocado.

Find out how you can make this delicious delight here.

Asian inspired broccoli salad with a peanut sauce

This salad is so easy to make and contains just six ingredients. If you are a fan of broccoli, this is the perfect summer dish, and it makes a great side to chicken that has been cooked on the barbeque.

Here’s the recipe.

Pad Thai salad

Another great Asian inspired salad. Jazz up a regular salad by trying this recipe. It is a great low carb alternative for those on low carb diets.

Antipasto salad kebabs

Don’t fancy a bowl full of salad? That’s not a problem with these delicious antipasto salad kebabs. A dinner that contains meat and cheese…really, what could be better?!

Find out how to make them yourself, here.

Crunchy ramen noodle salad

Finally, if you are looking for something a little bit different, you should try this crunchy ramen noodle salad. We guarantee that you will not be disappointed.

Find the recipe, here.

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