The last time I stepped on the scales, I almost passed out. Like, literally. Oh. My. Booty. Seriously, sign me up on the salad bandwagon right now. Time to lighten up and eat healthier. The great thing about delicious salads is I really enjoy them.
The bad thing….it gets old. Fast. You get trapped in the lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, rinse, lather, repeat cycle. Ugh. Food Boredom kills the healthiest of intentions. So what do you do? You find delicious salads that don’t suck. Look for new combinations of flavors. Search for variety. We have gathered ten amazing salad recipes from some of THE best food blogs to help you get started!
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Delicious Salads That Don’t Suck
Blackberry Bacon & Blue Cheese Salad from Lemon Tree Dwelling
Cannot wait to try this amazing Blackberry Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad! What a unique and flavorful combination. Tart-sweet blackberries with salty bacon and tangy blue cheese crumbles.
Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Salad by Creme de la Crumb
Most salads don’t make me drool. This one…yes!!! This is beautiful! Teriyaki chicken and sweet grilled pineapple. Oh and did I spy some creamy avocado? Be sure to try the teriyaki vinaigrette.
Layered Taco Salad by Chin Deep
This taco salad recipe is definitely a full-blown meal. Every taco ingredient you could want, layered in delicious fashion in a cake pan. (Great idea!) You know what caught my eye? The fresh jalapenos!
BBQ Chicken Salad by Dash of Herbs
BBQ chicken, one of my all-time favorite meals. This is a fast salad that is on your table in about 15 minutes. I mean, does it get any better than that? Low carb AND filling. Boom!
Italian Sub Salad by Wicked Spatula
Lovin’ that low-carb life. This is the perfect savory salad that satisfies all those sandwich cravings. Pepperoni, salami, banana peppers and so much more. Loaded with flavor, ya’ll.
Tomato Basil Avocado Salad by Julia’s Album
They had me at basil. One of those flavors I crave is tomato, basil and balsamic. And this fantastic food lover made it into a salad with mozzarella. (Jotting down the recipe now for this week’s shopping trip.) Cannot wait to try their honey balsamic vinaigrette, too.
Blueberry Chicken Chopped Salad by Gimme Some Oven
Hallelujah! This chopped salad is the definition of honestly good food. Packed full of sweet blueberries, crunchy red onions and savory chicken! This tasty and healthy salad is lightly tossed with a delicious Dijon vinaigrette. Yum!
Greek Chicken Pasta Salad by Budget Bytes
Ok, I am in L-O-V-E with this pasta salad recipe. Just look at it, it is bursting with color. I want to eat it. Fresh tomatoes, peppers and cucumber topped with feta cheese and tossed in a fresh lemon vinaigrette. So good.
Mandarin Chinese Chicken Salad by Buy This Cook That
If you love a great salad, this Mandarin Chinese Chicken Salad is a must try. First, we start with a tender bed of healthy greens. Then, we top it with savory, marinated chicken and loads of colorful-crisp veggies. For crunch and texture, we got a little crazy with the almonds and crispy wonton strips. What pulls it all together is the crave-worthy homemade ginger dressing.