Summer brings the blessings of warmer weather and a wide variety of fresh, locally grown produce, which makes it the perfect time to eat light and healthy. Here are some salads you can make at home for family and friends.
Avocados, full of brain-boosting vitamin E and a monounsaturated fat that helps lower blood pressure, bring a creamy deliciousness to this healthy, easily made salad.
Perfect as a side dish with dinner, or a light lunch, this quick and easy summer salad can be prepared in 10 minutes flat!
Peaches add sweetness and fresh green beans add snap to create a light, healthy salad that everyone is sure to love.
This tasty dish is easy to make and healthy, too, thanks to the protein the quinoa brings.
With most salads, you pour the dressing on at the end and coat the dish from the outside in. But with this salad, the lentils cool off in the fridge in a bath of dressing—in this case olive oil, vinegar, lemon and cumin—so that they absorb all of this wonderful flavor.
This salad is especially healthy, as jicama (pronounced hee-ka-mah) is loaded with nutrients, including iron.
The sliced apples and toasted pecans will make this delicious and healthy salad a big hit with your entire family.
This delicious salad is easy to make and has a great homemade dressing with a hint of cumin.
The power of greens and a touch of Asian flavor comes through in this salad that's great for picnics.
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