Salads

This recipe is adapted from a Southern Living recipe we keep coming back to every summer. It is such a flavorful and nutrient-packed summer salad. Summer squash is a great vegetable for boosting your hydration and providing anti-inflammatory compounds into your diet.

Try making your own pesto with fresh greens like spinach to add a nutritional punch to this traditional flavorful sauce.

Who doesn't love a classic Waldorf salad? This lightened up version is bursting with flavor and good-for-you nutrients.

We replaced the mayonnaise with plain greek yogurt to add protein and creaminess. Barley is an ancient grain full of fiber and some protein. Walnuts provide a delicious crunch while also adding protein and heart-healthy fats.

This dish comes together quickly and makes a super satisfying, delicious side or a small meal on its own when served in lettuce cups or over salad greens.

Adapted from the "Mediterranean Cooking" cookbook, this salad is bright, colorful, and super flavorful. It tastes as good as it looks!

To save time, we like buying pre-steamed and peeled beets. Beets are a great source of iron, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. Beets also contain nitrates, which are converted to nitric oxide within the body. Nitric oxide helps to dilate our blood vessels, which in turn reduces blood pressure.

Chickpeas add protein and fiber to make this a filling, hearty dish!

This recipe is adapted from a favorite by Giada De Laurentiis. We added tomatoes for additional nutrients. Tomatoes provide lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has anticancer and antioxidant properties. Tomatoes are also a water-rich vegetable so can help you meet your daily hydration goals!

The radicchio, endive and fennel give this tuna salad a crisp texture and a burst of fall flavors. This salad is equally great for weeknight lunches as it is for entertaining guests. Enjoy!

This is a refreshing and easy recipe that comes together so quickly and is packed with nutrients. Whole wheat noodles have additional fiber, vitamins, and minerals compared to regular noodles. Using broccoli slaw instead of traditional slaw adds some additional nutrients as broccoli is rich in vitamins K and C as well as fiber and antioxidants.

Buying a rotisserie chicken will make this a quick and easy weeknight meal the whole household will love!

This refreshing summer salad includes strawberries, a whole grain, healthy fats and fresh spring greens for a balancing filling meal or side. To make this salad a bit heartier, add grilled chicken or salmon.

We always recommend making your own salad dressing to cut back on unnecessary sugar and sodium found in pre-made dressings and to ensure you are getting in a high-quality fat source, like olive oil. The Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette used on this salad is a very versatile dressing you can use on lots of different types of salads. Make a big batch and store it in the fridge for use throughout the week!