10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days |The Health Sessions

 

Gone are the days when salads were mere side dishes made from iceberg lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes. Although there’s nothing wrong with a good, classic Greek salad, there are so many more and delicious ways to enjoy the abundance of spring and summer produce.

Making a satisfying salad can be as simple as tossing leafy greens in a bowl with a homemade dressing, (leftover) veggies and toppings such as roasted pine nuts, crumbled feta or turkey breast. But the food bloggers listed below show that you can also use more unexpected vegetables, herbs and other fresh ingredients in your summery salad.

Try one of these 10 surprising salads for a little sunshine on your plate! 

 

10 Best Spring and Summer Salads

 

Blood Orange, Smoked Salmon and Edamame Salad with Mint Dressing from Dagmar’s Kitchen

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days

 

 

Stone Fruit + Fava Bean Salad in a Jar by EarthSprout

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days | The Health Sessions

 

 

Shaved Cauliflower and Spring Pea Salad with Yoghurt and Mint by Feasting at Home

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny days | The Health Sessions

 

 

Apple Fennel Salad and a New to me Green Called Mache by Flourshing Foodie

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days | The Health Sessions

 

 

Savoury Watermelon Salad from BS’ in the Kitchen

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days | The Health Sessions

 

 

Beet, Carrot and Pomegranate Salad by FoodieCrush

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days | The Health Sessions

 

 

Heirloom Tomato and Roasted Eggplant Salad with Feta and Crispy Pita from The Kitchy Kitchen

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days |The Health Sessions

 

 

Fig, Green Bean and Radicchio Salad with Hazelnuts by Gourmande in the Kitchen

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days |The Health Sessions

 

 

Mexican Breakfast Salad from Green Kitchen Travels (via The Guardian)

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days |The Health Sessions

 

 

Classic Nicoise Salad from The Design Files

10 Surprising Salads for Sunny Days |The Health Sessions

 

Which healthy spring and summer salads do you like best? 

 

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