13 Salad Recipes To Embrace the Flavors of Spring
With the arrival of spring comes an abundance of brand new produce to cook with. If you want to get crafty, vibrant spring rolls are a fantastic way to bite into freshness. If you'd rather keep things simple, peas will add a nice punch of green wherever they go. Or enjoy the simplicity of the season by digging into these 13 colorful salads.
Farmer's markets are looking brighter these day with a rainbow of fruits and veggies. Here's our favorite go-to spring salad recipe, chock full of fresh fruit + veg we love to savor come springtime.
If this salad proves anything, it's that potatoes and veggies don't need to be a side to your meat. Bring everything together for a dinner option that is refreshing and substantial. (via Healthfully Ever After)
Sweet potatoes and tangerines let us give the chilly months a proper farewell while we greet the warmer weather with peppery radishes and greens. (via Jar of Lemons)
If getting excited over a salad is wrong, we don't want to be right! This bad boy gives us every reason to be enthusiastic with its high-fiber wheat berries and fresh spring produce. (via Vegetarian Ventures)
Crispy fish sticks are set on a fluffy bed of spinach with creamy avocado and crisp veggies, making it perfect for lunch or dinner. (via Purple Avocado)
Don't let the word “detox" deter you from this bowlful of noms. This salad is packed with crunchy, cool, and creamy bits, making it as delicious as it is nutritious. (via The Awesome Green)
Not all salads have to be centered around leafy greens. This herbaceous medley makes the spring pea the star, and we are *starstruck.*(via Happy Hearted Kitchen)
Celebrate spring with spring peas, fresh herbs, creamy hummus, and other goodies that you won't want to pass up. (via The Healthy Hunter)
If you're not yet inspired to hit up the farmers' market, this salad ought to do the trick. Spring produce is always a fun adventure, and this salad lets you go wild. (via This Healthy Table)
Sweet potatoes are reminiscent of the cooler months, but the bright flavors in this salad are the farthest things from. (via This Savory Vegan)
This dreamy salad is perfect for the dinner table, the backyard, or even a picnic basket. The smokey cauliflower and lemony lentils will remind you of summertime BBQs and have you absolutely *pumped* for the warmer weather. (via Lauren Caris Cooks)
Tangy goat cheese joins herbaceous and springy flavors in this irresistible farro salad. Sure, it makes for a great side, but it's so nom-worthy you'll probably ditch the main for a full helping. (via Joyful Healthy Eats)
This crowd-pleasing mix of pasta shells and crisp spring vegetables is perfect for preparing ahead. Bring it along on camping trips, road trips, or just backyard BBQs. Add diced chicken or tofu to make it main-course-worthy. (Whole Foods)
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