36 Imaginatively Healthy Salad Recipes To Keep Those Love Handles Away

Healthy salad does not have to be bland and boring and devoid of fun. It can be refreshing, filling, colorful and awesome while giving you vital nutrients and keeping those love handles at bay!


Featured image from GarnishedPlate

Pomegranate, Orange and Avocado Salad

Pomegranate, Orange, and Avocado Salad-mixed greens with pomegranate seeds, orange slices, avocado, feta cheese, and a simple citrus dressing. This fresh and colorful salad is easy to make and great served alongside any meal.

From: TwoPeasAndTheirPod

2. Spring Green Charred Salad

This Spring Green Charred Salad is full of incredible spring flavor. It’s a great salad that pulls together very easily. Save this great salad for your next spring salad adventure!

From: TheAnchoredKitchen

3. Healthy Apple, Pear and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Freshen up lunchtime with this deliciously simple quinoa and spinach salad with apples, pears, pistachios, and homemade lemon poppyseed vinaigrette!

From: NourishMoveLove

4. Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Cool and refreshing, this Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad pack a trio of the best ingredients your garden (or produce aisle) has to offer. Fat melting superfoods, crunchy cucumber and juicy tomato burst with low-cal flavor.

From: SkinnyMs

5. Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

These loaded Chicken Salad Lettuce wraps are seriously awesome and easy to make and serve very quickly. If you like chicken salad, give these wraps a try!

From: MassholeMommy

6. Healthy and Simple Tomatoes and Avocado Salad

This salad is very fresh and requires only a little bit of chopping & mixing skills, along with some taste buds and fresh ingredients.

From: BeautyBites

7. Cucumber Basil Chicken Salad

This Cucumber Basil Chicken Salad recipe is just slightly creamy and tangy. The Cucumber Adds crunch and the basil is a perfect flavor addition.

From: LowCarbDelish

8. Healthy Chickpea Salad

Just do your body a favor and make this delicious antioxidant-rich, high-fiber healthy avocado chickpea salad for dinner tonight!

From: BeautyBites

9. Quinoa, Avocado and Spinach Power Salad

Easy Quinoa Power Salad with creamy avocado! One of our all-time favorite salads that are full of energizing, plant-based goodness. Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free.

10. Chopped Greek Kale Salad with Lemon Olive Oil Dressing

This super healthy salad helps you burn fat thanks to the almighty kale and lemon olive oil dressing!

From: GimmeDelicious

11. Asian Cucumber Salad

This recipe for Asian cucumber salad is sliced cucumbers and colorful veggies tossed in a zesty sesame dressing. The perfect quick and easy side dish!

From: DinnerAtTheZoo

12. Apple Pear Salad and Honey Cilantro Vinaigrette

This Apple Pear Salad with a Honey Cilantro Vinaigrette is an easy 5-minute recipe made with crunchy apples, sliced pears, dried cranberries, walnuts and shaved Manchego cheese.

From: IsabelEats

13. Slow Cooker Steak Salad

Making steak in a slow cooker may sound unusual, but once you try this delicious slow cooker steak salad with cilantro lime dressing you’ll be making it for dinner again and again!

From: GarnishedPlate

14. Easy Salmon Chopped Salad

This Salmon Chopped Salad recipe is quick and easy to make, packed with protein, healthy fats and it’s flavored with lemon vinaigrette.

From: PrimaveraKitchen

15. Quinoa Taco Salad

This Quinoa Taco Salad is so easy to throw into a container on the way out the door. It also makes a great dinner with a balance of veggies, fiber, protein and healthy fat to keep you full and satisfied!

From: FannetasticFood

16. Quinoa Roast Vegetable Salad

Inspired by a Marks & Spencers roasted veggies and couscous salad, this Quinoa and Roasted Veggies definitely has a Moroccan flavour to it and would be gorgeous with some chickpeas added!

From: WallflowerKitchen

17. Crunchy Detox Salad

Ready for some salad love? This is an ultra simple recipe both for the salad and its dressing. It’s made with fresh, local and organic ingredients that are crisp and bursting with flavor.

18. Mexican Sweet Corn Salad

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a healthy, simple take on elote, the delicious Mexican street vendor version of corn on the cob!

From: LiveEatLearn

19. Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad

Looking for a high-protein salad? This delicious Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad recipe is fresh, healthy, and quick and easy to make!

From: PrimaveraKitchen

20. Skinny Broccoli Salad

This lightened up Skinny Broccoli Salad gets a delicious crunch from the sunflower kernels and crisp broccoli, with a delicious healthy dressing made from Greek yogurt!

From: BelleOfTheKitchen

21. Honey Lime Fruit Salad

A rainbow blend of fruit, combined with a sweet and tart dressing makes this honey lime fruit salad a sure to be hit at any Summer cookout.

From: DomesticallyCreative

22. Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Grilled pineapple, avocados, cilantro, and the BEST teriyaki vinaigrette turn this grilled teriyaki chicken salad into a hearty and tasty meal you’ll put on repeat all summer long.

23. Grape, Avocado and Arugula Salad

Grape, Arugula and Avocados make for one heck of yummy combination when tossed together to make a salad!

From: GimmeSomeOven

24. Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

This healthy grilled chicken pasta salad is full of fresh summer flavors and smoky BBQ sauce! The creamy dressing is lightened up with Greek yogurt.

From: SaltAndLavender

25. Mexican Corn and Black Bean Salad

Mexican Corn and Black Bean Salad is a super easy and refreshing summer salad full of black beans, corn, and tomatoes! This black bean and corn salad comes together in a snap and has the most flavorful chili lime and garlic dressing!

From: TheSaltyMarshmallow

26. Strawberry Cucumber Spinach Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

A healthy and fresh spring salad that is filling enough to be a meal or a great side dish. A homemade apple cider vinaigrette brings this flavourful salad together!

From: YayForFood

27. Cucumber Greek Salad

This Cucumber Greek Salad recipe is light and refreshing and full of healthy ingredients. With minimal prep, it makes an easy side dish for any meal!

From: Kenarry

28. Skinny Chicken Taco Salad

This Chicken Taco Salad is far from boring. It is very filling with the chicken and beans!

From: MidgetMomma

29. Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

A Quick Easy Dinner for two, Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad topped with a light Balsamic Vinaigrette. The perfect Salad recipe for summer that only takes 15 minutes!

From: JoyfulHealthyEats

30. Southwestern Chopped Chicken Salad

Whether you’re hosting a party this weekend or headed to a potluck BBQ, make this easy chopped salad. It’s got everything from fresh corn and avocado to grilled chicken and zesty taco seasoning. Something to please everyone at the party and oh yeah, there’s tortilla chips too. It’s quite literally a giant fiesta of flavor and texture in 1 bowl!

From: Sally’sBakingAddiction

31. Quinoa Spinach Power Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

This Quinoa Spinach Power Salad is bursting with tomatoes, cucumbers and raisins. Dressed with a lemon vinaigrette, it is refreshing and colorful and extremely good for you.

32. Skinny Taco Salad

This Skinny Taco Salad recipe, made with ground turkey, is my at-home version of a classic restaurant salad. This Mexican-inspired salad is easy to make and healthy too!

From: WellPlated

33. Homemade Falafel, Roasted Veggies and Sauce Salad Bowl

This bliss bow combo is the perfect answer to stay healthy in the winter without eating a cold and crunchy leafy salad!

From: PinchOfYum

34. Cashew Crunch Salad with Sesame Dressing

What’s it called when you want something that tastes really, really good… but is also basically a high pile of fresh, vibrant, feel-good-in-your-body vegetables? You call it Cashew Crunch Salad, that’s what you call it.

From: PinchOfYum

35. Lemony Orzo Salad

This Herb-Lovers Lemony Orzo Salad recipe is easy to make and filled with the best fresh and zesty flavors! Perfect for serving as a main dish or side, and easy to customize with your favorite add-ins.

From: GimmeSomeOven

36. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This crowd-pleasing Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is loaded with quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, purple onion, red bell peppers, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives and lots of fresh basil. It makes a delicious light lunch or side salad to serve at barbecues and potlucks!

From: TheHarvestKitchen

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