Here’s Why Spring Salads Are The Best

Even if you feel “meh” about salads in general, we promise that’ll turn right around this spring. What’s in season? Spinach, avocados, peas, apricots, strawberries, asparagus, and pineapples! Can’t you see the salad, or smoothie even, coming together right now? Ditch the heavy winter ingredients and boring Caesar salad and go for something light, fresh and (most importantly) delicious this spring.

 1. The Perfect Spring Salad via Artistic Odyssey

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Add a bit of freshness thanks to these strawberries.

2. Corn Avocado & Black Bean Salad via Produce on Parade

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It may be called a salsa but we would gobble it up as a side!

3. Spring Salad with Asparagus & Honey Chipotle Vinaigrette via The Organic Kitchen

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If you’re looking to keep it simple and light, this is the recipe to go with.

4. Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus, Spinach & Feta via Two Peas & Their Pod

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For a heartier salad option, orzo is a great whole grain to opt for.

5. Ultimate Spring Salad via Lauren’s Latest

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Take an “everything but the kitchen sink” approach to this one.

6. Almond, Berry & Chicken Salad via Chelsea’s Messy Apron

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Get your protein fix and enjoy every last bite.

7. Rainbow Quinoa Salad via Popsugar

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Quinoa is super filling thanks to not only being a carb, but protein-rich as well.

8. Spring Greens, Farro, Beet & Citrus Salad via Pink Patisserie

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Bets are good for your heart and look lovely in any salad.

9. Southwestern Edamame Salad via Yummy Healthy Easy

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Kick your edamame up a notch easily.

10. Bacon and Brussel Sprout Salad via Pinch of Yum

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This might be slightly more indulgent, but saying no to bacon is always hard.

11. Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad via Foodie Crush

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Go the citrus route when the heat is especially excruciating.

12. Broccoli, Grape & Cucumber Salad via Natasha’s Kitchen

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Broccoli is a lot more satiating than you think.

13. Mediterranean Salad via Add a Pinch

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While the ingredients are simple, the feta cheese undoubtedly kicks it up a notch.

14. Farfalle Pasta Salad via Proud Italian Cook

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Pasta salad is NBD in your meal plan when paired with such fresh ingredients.

15. Creamy Blueberry Chicken Salad via Fitness Food Diva

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While the concoction may be unlikely, it’s also amazing.

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Which spring salad is your favorite? 

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