Summer day trips often mean eating out a lot. Instead of wasting money on fast food, pack up one of these healthy summer salads the night before to create your own healthy lunch to go. If you’re dining at home, these summer salads would be amazing paired with our picks for healthy burger recipes!
Layer a colorful salad in portable glass jars. Make these salads up to a day ahead; pack them tightly with the dressing on the bottom, followed by denser ingredients that won’t get soggy while they marinate.
This recipe is topped off with a handmade lemon poppy salad dressing. Two Peas & Their Pod raves that “if you haven’t tried a kale salad, join the club and make this Kale, Strawberry & Avocado Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing. It’s easy and soooo good. You will feel trendy after eating it.”
The traditional Caprese salad, made with sweet, refreshing tomatoes, gets a summer twist with the addition of watermelon! Don’t take our word for it, try it for yourself. The combination is delectable and oh-so-perfect for hot summer days.
Sweet ripe nectarines pair with peppery arugula and a hit of salty Parmesan and prosciutto in this outstanding side salad. This crisp, cool salad is perfect for those craving something different.
This vibrant salad is quick to toss together and travels well, which makes it ideal for summer picnics and potlucks. Chicken and beans provide lean protein, so this salad is a meal in itself!
Stay healthy and fit this summer with delicious summer salads, a great fitness plan, lots of yoga, and time spent with good friends. Great food, good times, and trying new things make life so much more enjoyable!