Redefine Salad with These 40 Revolutionary Recipes

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No, salads are not boring. Remember when a salad was the iconic small side dish of iceberg lettuce, topped with a few shredded carrots and a dull, soggy tomato wedge and smothered in dressing? Blah! Now THAT is boring. Yet, a rainbow in a dish is nature’s best medicine, so keeping it exciting is everything for enjoyable and sustainable health.

Fortunately, salad has evolved into an absolutely appetizing assortment of possibilities. From fresh vegetable and/or fruit salads to creamy bean and grain salads, there is no end to this new definition of what a “salad” can be. You can always add your favorite dressing or sauce to make any dish divinely delectable, try creating your own bowl, and/or can experiment with these 40 super-creative, rainbow-rich, stunning salad recipes:

1. Summer Chickpea Salad by Dreena Burton

Salad Summer Chickpea

2. Black Bean Taco Salad by Veggie Inspired

Salad Black Bean Taco

3. Falafel Spice Lentil Salad Sandwich by Vegan Richa

Salad Lentil Falafel

4. Avocado Salad Parfaits by Jazzy Vegetarian

Salad Avocado Parfait

5. Kale and Quinoa Salad with Black Beans by Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen

Salad Kale Quinoa

6. Romanesco and Cauliflower Salad with Pomegranate by Win-Win Food

Salad Romanesco Cauliflower

7. Firecracker Chickpeas Salad Bowl with Peanut Sauce by Vegan Richa

Salad Firecracker Chickpeas

8. Kale Slaw with Curried Almond Dressing by Dreena Burton

Salad Kale Slaw

9. Jicama and Spinach Salad by Jazzy Vegetarian

Salad Jicama Spinach

10. Raw Sweet Broccoli Asparagus Pecan Salad by Fragrant Vanilla Cake

Salad Broccoli Asparagus

11. High Protein Salad by Contentedness Cooking

Salad Protein

12. Spring Pasta with Avocado Dressing by Two City Vegans

Salad Pasta Avocado

13. Healthy Broccoli Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing by Get Inspired Everyday

Salad Broccoli Healthy

14. Tropical Summer Fruit Salad by That Girl Cooks Healthy

Salad Tropical Fruit

15. BBQ Chickpea Chopped Salad with Avocado Ranch by The Garden Grazer

Salad BBQ Chickpea

16. Super Green Detox Salad by Well and Full

Salad Super Green

17. Roasted Potato Pesto Salad by Ceara’s Kitchen

Salad Pesto Potato

18. Italian Orzo Salad by Veggies Don’t Bite

Salad Italian Orzo

19. Southwestern Pasta Salad with Black Bean Dressing by Vegan Richa

Salad Southwest Mac

20. Spelt Salad with Oranges, Cranberries, and Vegan Feta by Win-Win Food

Salad Spelt

21. Carrot and Maple Walnut Salad by Jazzy Vegetarian

Salad Carrot Maple

22. Loaded Veggie Chopped Kale Salad with Tangy Mustard Vinaigrette by Veggie Inspired

Salad Chopped Kale

23. Mexican Cabbage Slaw with Cumin Lime Dressing by Veggies Don’t Bite

Salad Mexican Slaw

24. Salad Bowl with Miso Dressing by Contentedness Cooking

Salad Miso Fruit

25. All In One Brown Rice Salad by Carob Cherub

Salad Brown Rice

26. Quinoa Fennel Chickpea Salad by Vegan Yack Attack

Salad Fennel Quinoa

27. Thai Slaw with Coconut Mango Dressing by Get Inspired Everyday

Salad Thai Mango

28. Spicy Apple-Walnut Salad with Fat-Free Balsamic-Raisin Dressing by Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen

Salad Spicy Apple

29. Go Vegan Kale Salad with Lentil Meatballs by Contentedness Cooking

Salad Kale Meatball

30. Creamy Cashew Dressing + 5 Keys to a Craveable Salad by Cadry’s Kitchen

Salad Craveable

31. Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing by Veggie Inspired

Salad Cucumber Chickpea

32. Kale Salad with Banana-Ginger Dressing by Two Green Peas

Salad Banana Kale

33. Taco Salad with Bulgur and Kumquats by Contentedness Cooking (*Tip: DIY oil-free tortilla chips by cutting and then toasting or baking whole grain or sprouted tortillas*)

Salad Taco Bulgur

34. 5-Minute Lentil Tomato Salad by The Garden Grazer

Salad Lentil Tomato

35. Roasted Asparagus Salad with Chickpeas and Potatoes by Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen

Salad Roasted Asparagus

36. Summer Steel Cut Oat Salad with Maple Miso Balsamic Dressing by Veggies Don’t Bite

Salad Steelcut Summer

37. 10 Minute Black Bean Salad by Two City Vegans

Salad Bean Edamame

38. Mango Nectarine Salad & Raspberry Dressing by Veganosity

Salad Mango Raspberry

39. Indian Chickpea Yogurt Salad by Healthy Slow Cooking

Salad Indian Chickpea

40. Baby Spinach Salad with Sweet Tahini Dressing by PeaceMeal xo

Salad Spinach Sweet

 

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