The diet starts tomorrow, right? These 15 short and simple recipes will inspire you to eat better, feel better, and look better this summer.
Take a break from that summer heat with this simple and sweet recipe. It only calls for three ingredients and takes almost no time to make. The sweetness from the watermelon balanced with the tanginess of the feta makes this the perfect summer snack.
Satisfy your Italian cravings with this classic salad dish. All it takes is your choice of spinach or arugula, tomatoes, and of course, mozzarella. Spice it up with some basil, pine nuts, or balsamic vinaigrette.
One of the hottest summer food trends, mason jar salads are great if you’re on-the-go. Get creative by layering the salad with your favorite dressing, toppings, and leafy greens.
Looking for a salad that’s cruelty-free and will keep you full throughout the day? This one’s for you. Get your daily dose of vitamins and minerals by replacing meat and cheese for natural and healthy ingredients like quinoa and avocados.
5. Crab Salad
It’s finally time for some fresh seafood. Switch out your crab cake recipe with this summer crab salad that tastes great with peas, blackberries, or avocado.
This combination salad has just the right amount of flavor to mask the sometimes bitter kale. Take it up a notch with some nuts or dried fruit.
If you’re not a fan of quinoa, farro may be your new best friend. It tastes like a mix of oatmeal and risotto, and is a great source of whole grains. This salad pairs well with apples, chick peas, and sweet potatoes or butternut squash.
Perfect for dinner parties or a refreshing snack, and it only calls for six ingredients.
9. Taco Salad
This dish is a great way to stay healthy on Taco Tuesday. Grilled chicken, fresh veggies, crunchy gorilla chips, salsa, and black beans is all you need to copy this well known Mexican recipe.
You heard me. Transform the staple fruit salad into an adult summer snack. Just soak your favorite fruit in vodka and you’re ready to share with friends.
Inspired by fresh Caribbean cuisine, this mango salsa salad adds a sweet twist to any bland salad. Top it off with cilantro, redo onion, corn, avocado, and lime juice.
12. Edamame Salad
Edamame is packed with many nutrients and easy to get your hands on. This Asian-inspired dish pairs well with almonds, bell peppers, Havarti cheese, cilantro, and lemon juice.
This citrus-infused seafood salad is packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants, and is sure to keep you fueled throughout the day.
14. Very Berry Salad
Celebrate berry season with this sweet recipe, done in under 5 minutes!
15. Greek Salad
Sweet and salty with a simple dressing, this Greek salad is the perfect way to end our favorite summer salads. Make it your own by adding red wine vinegar or grilled chicken breast.