Fresh Summer Salads

July 5, 2011

When the heat is on, sometimes all it takes is an amazing salad to hit the spot! Naturally light and refreshing, these 5 salads are packed with fresh, seasonal fruit, super tasty low-fat dressings and legumes for protein. While you could absolutely serve any of these up as a side salad at your next barbecue or cookout, these super salads can definitely hold their own as the star of the meal!

Tomato Watermelon Salad
With avocados and a balsamic dressing, a summery treat.

Blueberry Garbanzo Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette
Packed with super foods, this vegan salad is ultra tasty.

Strawberry Hazelnut Salad
A seasonal treat with crunchy hazelnuts and a rich roasty-sweet sesame dressing.

Nectarine Summer Salad with Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette
Sweet, crunchy and totally colorful, a vitamin-packed salad using fresh, seasonal fruit!

Jicama Pepita and Garbanzo Salad
Refreshing jicama adds both crunch and a light sweetness to this quick and easy salad.

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