Light and Healthy Spring Salad Recipes

Spring is in full swing, the weather is warmer, and we are all excited to get out of the hot kitchen and have a much cooler, lighter fare. Spring salads are the perfect solution to your seasonal dilemma. Here you’ll find a bunch of recipes that are quick, easy and will leave you lots of time in your day to lounge by the pool or do a little spring cleaning!

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/1/ Fennel and Citrus Salad – This salad is filled with a yummy combo of both sweet and spicy. If you’re someone who eats a Paleo diet, this recipe is perfect for you!

spring summer salad recipe
/2/ Sweet Orange and Pineapple Salad – This salad would be beautiful on a plate with Simple Skillet Cooked Salmon or a roasted chicken dish.

spring summer salad recipe
/3/ Greek Green Bean Salad – Need a light and tasty dish to take to your next potluck? Voila! This green bean salad will be a sure hit!

spring summer salad recipe

/4/ Tortilla Chopped Salad with Black Bean Salsa and Ranch – I’m a sucker for anything with a little Mexican flair. This salad had me at tortilla.


/5/ Spinach Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette – If you make this salad for no other reason than because of how pretty it is…do it. Really though, raspberries and pecans? You can’t go wrong.

 spring summer salad recipe

/6/ Egg Salad in Avocado Bowls – Looking for another reason to fill your mouth with avocado? Why not use it as a bowl?! The Egg Salad recipe looks good, too!

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spring summer salad recipe

/7/ Strawberry Avocado Asiago Spring Salad – Salads aren’t just for lunch. Fix yourself a larger portion and enjoy this tasty treat for dinner, too!

spring summer salad recipe

/8/ Chipotle Shrimp Salad – Gather your girlfriends over for an afternoon lunch. They’ll be talking about this flavor combination for weeks!

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/9/ Pink and Green Fruit Salad – Everything about this salad looks so sweet and refreshing. Why not serve this at your next BBQ?

spring summer salad recipes

/10/ Spiralized Cucumber Greek Salad – Have you seen the kitchen gadget that makes noodles from your veggies? I’ve seen it used mostly for zucchini, but I love this idea of using it for a cucumber! Add in all of the fresh veggies and some dressing, you’ve got lunch!

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/11/ Garlic Lime Vinaigrette – While searching for the Spring Salad Recipes above, I stumbled upon this salad dressing recipe that looked too good not to share. Garlic and lime? Sounds like an amazing combination. Enjoy!

What is your favorite salad to enjoy in the Spring? Tell us about it in the comments!

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Melissa lives in Florida with her husband and five kiddos. She writes about her family life at jonahbonah. When she isn’t chasing children you can find her behind her sewing machine or her camera. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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    These all look so yummy! I can’t wait to try the fennel and citrus salad. And the vinaigrette sounds great. Can’t wait to taste it!! I have summer citrus salad on my blog that I’d be honored if you took a look at. Thanks!

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    Wow! These look awesome. I can’t wait to try them out. I would love to share my favorite (after I try them) on my blog and link back to you or collaborate like that in some way. Interested?