Salads are delicious and versatile. They are convenient to take for a packed lunch, a weekend picnic, or a friend’s BBQ. Best of all, they are healthy and nutritious! Let this round-up of 20 of the best fresh salads inspire you.
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Creamy Pea Salad
A great potluck dish, this creamy pea salad is a little bit different and is reminiscent of a BLT. Give it a try here.
Mandarin Orange and Spinach Salad
This salad combines with chicken and a honey ginger dressing to make one of the best flavour combinations around. Get the recipe.
Carrot and Pecan Salad
This salad is rounded out with raisins and pineapple… so summery and delicious! Get the recipe here.
Italian Chopped Salad
With pepperoni, salami, chickpeas, artichokes, mini pasta and more, this salad doubles as a main course. Try it here.
Pear, Pomegranate and Spinach Salad
This salad is as good in the summertime as it is alongside a special holiday meal. Recipe here.
Southwest Shrimp Salad
This unusual salad is savoury and delicious. Make it for game day or have it alongside BBQ chicken and fresh corn. Here is the recipe.
Broccoli Apple Salad
Another salad that goes great with BBQ meats, this salad is also super filling for a light lunch on its own. Recipe here.
Summer Veggie Pasta Salad
With plenty of pasta and veggies, this yummy salad doubles as a main or as a hearty potluck side salad. Get the instructions here.
Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing
Kale is the newest superfood and luckily, it tastes great too! The dressing on this salad really makes it special. Give it a try here.
Chopped Greek Salad
A classic and so very yummy… the chickpeas add lots of protein for a salad that is great alongside souvlaki or on its own as a light main. Recipe here.
Quinoa Avocado Spinach Salad
This salad is simple to make yet complex in flavours. It makes a great cold packed lunch. Try it here.
Crunchy Asian Salad
This salad is so yummy, you might eat the whole thing. A real crowd- pleaser, this dish makes a great potluck contribution. Get the recipe.
BBQ Chicken Salad
This salad has BBQ sauce and ranch dressing as well as so many other yummy ingredients. Why not stay at the office for lunch with this packed salad? It’s more economical an less expensive than going out. Recipe here.
Vanilla Fruit Salad
As if fruit salad weren’t delicious enough on its own, this version calls for vanilla pudding mix stirred in. Delicious times two! Try it here.
Creamy Grape Salad
With a dressing of cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla and sugar, how can this not be good? A great dessert salad. Get the recipe here.
Banana Split Fluff Salad
This is definitely a dessert salad. A salad in name only, this is definitely worth a try. Make a big batch and settle in for a movie. Get the instructions here.
Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza
This is basically the most delicious meal ever, sitting on top of one crust. Try it here.
Asian Quinoa Slaw
Yummy and nutritious, this Asian cabbage and carrot salad is great as a side dish, or as a main with added grilled chicken. Recipe here.
Cherry Cheesecake Fluff Salad
Another dessert salad, this one is great in the summer to use up fresh cherries, or in the winter for a beautiful holiday dish. Recipe here.
Marshmallow Fruit Salad
Marshmallows and fruit make the most delicious combination for summer. Try this popular recipe here.
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