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12 Best Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Summer is the season of all the fresh healthy salads (and maybe a few burgers thrown in for good measure). Here are some of our favorite summer salad recipes that check all our boxes: healthy, crunchy, fresh, and totally delicious.

Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Miso Dressing

This shrimp salad is topped with spicy shrimp, crisp cucumbers, spinach, creamy avocado, and a generous drizzle of miso dressing. The happiest green salad ever!

Toast with an beets and burrata.

Beet and Burrata Salad with Fried Bread

This Beet and Burrata Salad is everything you need. Juicy beets and oranges, a creamy and luscious burrata scoop, peppery arugula, a quick vinaigrette, and crispy fried bread. SO MUCH YES!

Napa Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing

Crunched up to the MAX! Fresh napa cabbage, juicy rotisserie chicken, a super easy homemade sesame dressing, and crunchy handfuls of cashews, fried wonton strips, dried ramen noodles, crispy fried onions, or sesame sticks...the choice is yours!

Cashew Crunch Salad-3

Cashew Crunch Salad with Sesame Dressing

This summery salad is loaded up with crunchy veg, chow mein noodles, edamame, and roasted cashews and it'll make you ACTUALLY WANT TO EAT A SALAD. And the sesame dressing - OMG!

Summer Cobb Salad in a bowl.

Summer Chipotle Chicken Cobb Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

This juicy salad tastes like summer! With chipotle chicken, sweet corn, avocado, cilantro vinaigrette, bacon crumbles, and fresh strawberries for a pop of sweetness.

Spicy Peanut Soba Noodle Salad

A noodle-y salad featuring red peppers, cabbage, chicken, soba noodles, and a quick homemade spicy peanut sauce. Salads don't get much yummier than this.

Spring Detox Cauliflower Salad

An herby, fresh vegan power salad featuring cauliflower, apples, shallots, roasted spiced chickpeas, and a quick grainy mustard dressing.

Summer Quinoa Salad in jars.

Summer Quinoa Salad Jars with Lemon Dill Dressing

Hello shrimp, quinoa, tomato, cucumber, feta - my favorite healthy meal prep!

Healthy Garlic Herb Chicken Salad

This healthy chicken salad is CREAMY and CLEAN with no mayo! like a cross between herby bruschetta and chicken salad. Super easy, too!

Glowing Grilled Summer Detox Salad in a bowl with a fork.

Glowing Grilled Summer Detox Salad

SUPER healthy meets OMG yummy! with grilled romaine, lime, tomato, cucumber, avocado, corn, shrimp, and cilantro dressing.

Sweet Potato Noodle Salad in serving bowl with spoons.

Chipotle Sweet Potato Noodle Salad with Roasted Corn

SUPER good real food salad with a short ingredient list! Cilantro, sweet potato, roasted corn, pepitas, and a homemade chipotle garlic dressing. vegan / vegetarian.

Avocado shrimp salad in a bowl.

Super Quick Avocado Shrimp Salad

My favorite clean eating summer salad! Avocado Shrimp Salad with shrimp, avocado, cucumber, dill and chives, salt and pepp, and a big squeeze of lemon. This is such an easy recipe!

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Looking for even more fresh salads? Check out a list of all of our salad recipes!

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