Healthy Meets Tasty: Salads You Will Actually Enjoy

The holiday season is well behind us and it’s time to treat our bodies to some healthy food! As kids, we always heard our parents say “eat your greens” but now we just have to say it and prepare our greens ourselves! Salads have a bad rep; people often think they can’t enjoy in them. Let us challenge you this month to try out ALL the salads from this list, then come back to us and tell us how you liked them! Deal? You got it! Here are some enjoyable salad recipes! 

Spinach strawberry peach salad

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Peaches and spinach are a match made in salad heaven. They go together so well you almost won’t want to eat them separately anymore. You can add some more fruits and nuts to the mix and enjoy a sweet, tasty salad! Get the recipe at Yummy Healthy Easy.

Apple Brie Salad

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It’s a mystery to us as to who figured out that fruit and cheese pair together so wonderfully, but they definitely deserve all the awards. Cut up some brie and add it to apples, then place it on a bed of greens and the rest you’ll see at Lemon Tree Dwelling!

Avocado Spinach Salad

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Avocado won’t be offended if you call it fat! This salad is so rich it will keep you full for hours and is therefore the perfect choice of lunch for the busiest days. Foodie Crush will supply you with the recipe!

 Taco Salad

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What to do when you’re really craving tacos but know that salad would be a better choice? You make a taco salad! Heaven really is a place on Earth, with this mind-blowing recipe by Peas & Crayons.

Winter Spa Salad

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Take the best care of your body and its health with this winter spa salad by Pinch of Yum! Nothing beats the cold temperatures and the flu season quite like a salad that is full of vitamin C!

Kale Superfood Salad 

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Don’t give up on kale just yet! It’s all about what you add to it and it seems like Kristine’s Kitchen has the recipe for the best kale salad in the galaxy! It’s full of superfoods, for the superwoman or superman that you are!

Greek Pasta Salad

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Greek cuisine; has it ever tasted badly? Nope, it hasn’t. This is a traditional greek salad with a modern twist and quite like any other Greek dish, it tastes majestic! Check in with Noble Pig to get the recipe!

Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad

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The author of this roundup may or may not currently be eating this salad, as this is being written. First-hand information: this salad is so refreshing it will fill you with energy and creative ideas! Thank you, Spend with Pennies!

Rosemary Chicken Avocado Salad

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Everybody knows that herbs either make or break the dish. Has rosemary ever found its way into one of your salads? How Sweet It Is encourages you to try out this rosemary chicken avocado salad and see for yourself whether you like it or love it!

Berry Feta Spinach Salad

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Some people are more into fruits, some more into veggies. A balanced mix of both is probably best, but if you can’t keep your love of fruit at bay, here’s a salad where you can indulge into berries and barely notice the spinach! Carl’s Bad Cravings has the recipe!   

Tex Mex Pasta Salad 

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When was the last time you had Mexican? Don’t miss the opportunity to dive into this tex mex pasta salad that will satisfy all of your cravings for those yummy food truck meals! Chelsea’s Messy Apron did a great job with this!

Blueberry Chicken Salad 

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When it comes to salads, the freedom to mix together ingredients that you don’t normally see in a pair is what makes your meal richer in taste and expands your culinary horizons at the same time. Gimme Some Oven paired up blueberries and chicken, but it’s up to you to judge the taste!

Up for the challenge of trying them all? We’re right there with you! 

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