15 Serious Salad Recipes to Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Right
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15 Serious Salad Recipes to Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Right

New year, new you? Us too. You’ve already decided that you’re going to hit the gym at least five times a week and #eatclean is going to be your new favorite Instagram and Twitter hashtag. But have you found your go-to recipes yet? That’s where we come in. Take a look at these 15 scrumptious salads for some serious healthy-living inspo for the new year.

1. Farro Salad: Say hello to your new favorite way to cook with farro. Combine OJ (yep, orange juice), fresh fruit and a few extra ingredients to make a good-for-you salad to kick off the new year. (via Brit + Co)

2. Apple Cranberry Pecan Salad: Apples, cranberries, goat cheese and pecans — seriously, what doesn’t sound good about this salad? Sign us up. (via Damn Delicious)

3. Chickpea, Avocado and Feta Salad: Gluten free and vegan, this salad is perfect for those who are doing a complete 180 on their lifestyle. Yep, it’s time to ditch the cheeseburgers and opt for this yum-o salad. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

4. Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad: If you have brussels sprouts left over from the holidays, then this is just the salad for you. P.S. It has bacon. You’re welcome. (via Sugar and Grace)

5. Grape, Avocado and Arugula Salad: Fruit on salad is like the cherry on top of an ice cream sundae. It doesn’t get any better. We’ll take two servings, please. (via Gimme Some Oven)

6. Harvest Salad With Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette: You had us at maple-dijon vinaigrette, but add squash and fig? OMG yasss. (via Passports and Pancakes)

7. Mexican Quinoa Salad: A creamy cilantro-lime dressing is all it takes to amp up your salad game. Oh, and the beans and sweet potato don’t hurt either. (via Minimalist Baker)

8. Caprese Avocado Salad: If you learned anything in 2014, it’s that everything (and we mean everything) is better with avocado. This salad is no exception. (via Damn Delicious)

9. BLT Chopped Salad: BLTs are great and all, but this salad just took them to a whole new level. Top off with corn and your favorite dressing for a lunch you won’t feel bad about eating. (via Damn Delicious)

10. Apple and Pecan Salad With Honey Apple Dressing: Remember when we said adding fruit to salad is the cherry on top? Well, that doesn’t stop at apples. Plus, the pecans take this dish from A+ to A++. (via Jessica in the Kitchen)

11. Grilled Peach, Chicken and Arugula Salad: Mmm! Did someone say grilled peaches? Oh, we’re so having this for lunch tomorrow. (via BS’ in the Kitchen)

12. Apple Chicken Salad: Combining apple and chicken isn’t something you’d think of everyday, but we’re totally willing to give this delicious salad a try. (via Gimme Some Oven)

13. Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad: Grilled pineapple is always a good idea. But with grilled chicken and avocado? Even. Better. (via Lexi’s Clean Kitchen)

14. Apple, Cranberry and Walnut Salad: Cranberries and walnuts are just YUM. So why not top your salad off with them? Go ahead, you won’t be sorry. (via Creme de la Crumb)

15. Greek Salad: Greek salad is a classic. Start off the new year by whipping up this oh-so-easy dish for a quick lunch or dinner. (via Damn Delicious)

What is your New Year’s resolution? Are you going to try any of these salad recipes? Talk to us in the comments below.