Healthy Green Fruity and Nutty Salad Recipe

Fruity Salad, clean eating, healthy salad recipeA nice hearty salad with some added protein never gets boring for me. There are endless delicious — and healthy — variations you can play with when it comes to salad combos.

All my salad recipes have an element of protein — either from nuts, meat or fish — and this one is no exception. And it might be my favorite. Top five at least.

The combo of nuts, seeds, and fresh and dried fruit give it tons of protein and fiber on top of some nice crunchy texture and great flavor — and also make it super filling. This isn’t a whimpy little appetizer-style salad; it’s an entree. So filling and so yum. Enjoy!

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Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad Recipe

fresh corn salad, fresh corn and tomato salad, healthy recipes, summer saladsFresh corn salad is always refreshing, especially in these hotter months.

This recipe is basic and easy, requiring minimal cooking time and few ingredients — just the way I like it.

I make this salad often, as it seems to please everyone, and it’s easy to tote along to a party or summer BBQ since it can be made in advance and it keeps well.

If you are looking to switch this up a bit, throw in a chopped jalapeno; a sliced avocado is another great add-in. Enjoy!

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Fruit and Nut Summer Kale Salad Recipe

summer kale salad, paleo summer kale salad, citrus kale salad recipe Summer is finally here.

Bring on the summer salads.

This kale salad is hearty, yet light — loaded with a combination of dried and fresh fruit and toasted almonds — and is topped with a citrus-based, low-calorie dressing. Yum.

It’s one of my summer favorites — although, pretty much any kale salad is — and it’s really tasty on its own or topped with some grilled chicken or steak. Enjoy.

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