Healthy Summer Salads
Flowers blossoming, fruits sprouting, green leaves glistening, all under the slight wetness of the rain drops still dripping onto the grounds, summertime is characterized by beauty, vibrancies, sunshine and a splatter of colors here and there. With so much aesthetic beauty all around, unveiling itself after being disguised under the façade of the cold chilly dull winter cape, everything that screams summer should be bright and vivacious, including the food we eat!
This goes on to say, what could me more experimental and a mix of colorful wonders than a summer salad! With different leafy veggies of greens and yellows and reds, crunch timers like bright orange carrots and the cool green cucumbers, and the juicy fruity droplets of luscious berries and the pulpy oranges and the zesty lemons, salads are refreshing, healthy, beautiful and most of all delicious for a healthy summer!
Here are some summer salad ideas to add some more life to your summer plans, summer diets and a healthy summer living!
Luscious Berry Summer Salad Delight!
The sweet to sour droplets of berries in beautiful hues are aesthetically stunning and flavor-wise delicious to be the life of any dish. Toss some berries onto a bed of leafy greens with lush looking lettuce, cucumbers, some walnuts for a little crunchy feel and some creamy gorgonzola cheese for a rich flavor and texture! The delicious juicy berries coupled with the lush green leaves make for a perfect summer salad! Top it off with some grilled chicken or beef and serve it on that dinner table for an award winning, simply elegant and wholesome summer salad recipe!
Summer Potato Salad
Stuffed between rows of cubed avocados, tomato slices and salad greens sprinkled with lemon juice and some pepper, boiled potatoes with some sour cream tinge make for a lip-smacking summer salad! Arrange this colorful looking delicious salad on a straight platter instead of mixing it in a bowl. Top it off with some crumbled cheddar cheese, olive oil and vinegar dressing and some slices of bacon for a scrumptious, filling, summer salad meal at your disposal!
Grilled Peach, Tequila Kissed, Mozzarella Salad!
The three sinfully favorite ingredients: summer delight peach, mind tingling tequila and the whole cheesy mozzarella are what make up this wonderfully exotic and delicious summer salad! The peach work as a tomato replacement and are used to add that extra flavor and kick to an otherwise simple summer salad! To make this salad, all you need is a set of grilled peach and some fresh mozzarella slices arranged on a skewer, drizzled with a cumin-lime vinaigrette spiked with some of that gorgeous tequila to seal the deal! For a summer salad idea, this is quite a catchy one indeed!
Melon and Mozzarella Mix Summer Salad!
This salad makes for a beautiful, vibrant, elegant, refreshing and a delicious sideline to any lunch, dinner, brunch and even breakfasts! All you need are some luscious red raspberries, some lush green grapes, delicious honey-dew melons, deseeded juicy watermelon cubes and sliced strawberries! Take one fruit at a time and start arranging it in layers on top of one another in a wide bottomed glass. Top it off with some mint leaves, some lemon and poppy seed dressing and mix in mozzarella cheese balls somewhere in between these layers of fruity delights, volia! A yummy, summer salad on your dining tables is ready to be served!
The Classic Pasta Salad!
Pasta happens to be liked both kids and adults alike! For a simple classic pasta salad, take some noodles and any kind of your favorite pasta and give it a boil. Once done, take some artichoke hearts, salami, pepperoni, and some chopped cherry red plum tomatoes! Toss them all up in a bowl and drizzle some balsamic vinegar on top along with a little mustard dressing! The easy to make, delicious, summery pasta salad is all ready to eat!