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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Foodie Friday: The Best Summer Salads

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With temperatures rising, there is nothing better than a cool crisp salad. From picnics in the park to patio parties, a salad is always perfect as a side or as a main dish. The vibrant colors of Summer's fruit and vegetables are so appealing, and need I say healthy? There are many beautiful salads to try like a Salmon Citrus Salad with Avocado. and a GrilledPeach, Onion, and Bacon Salad with Buttermilk Dressing. I could hardly stop myself today. The result a mouth watering selection sf sweet and savory Summer salads. Now head to the Farmer's market this weekend, and get ready to chop!

HERE: 25 Summer Salads & Cooks Tools
Summer Abundance Salad
This salad can be made in advance, and actually tastes better the next day. It's healthy with whole grains, protein, fruits, veggies....almost vegan, if you don't add the Feta Cheese. It's all topped with toasted nuts and seeds for a really nice crunch. 
Half Baked Harvest 

Radicchio, Peach, And Cherry Summer Salad
No one likes a bland salad. This recipe is the opposite of that! And if you are so inclined, this recipe calls for store bought dressing. I would choose to make my own, but it is up to you.
Bakers Royalle

Fried Chicken Cobb Salad
{ Gluten Free }
This recipe is dedicated to the one I love, Mr. Shop This. It is beautiful isn't it?
Heather Christo 

Sur La Table All-in-One Salad Station
Spin. Chop. Serve. Store. This set handles every step of the salad process - spinning the greens dry, chopping the veggies or cheese, and storing until ready to serve. Genius and now on sale at
Sur La Table

Creamy Pesto Caprese Potato Salad
I swear that pesto makes everything better! This one is lightened up with Greek yogurt. Looks so very divine!
Domestic Super Hero

Watermelon Radish Salad with Avocado Vinaigrette
The first time I ordered a salad with Watermelon Radishes, I was disappointed that there was not any watermelon. :) These beautiful radishes are white on the outside and a beautiful pink on the inside. They have a mild peppery flavor, and make any salad beautiful.

Summer Nectarine Salad
Starting with perfectly ripe nectarines, this salad is a marvelous mix of Summer's bounty. It's a fork and knife salad that features, the fruit,  mozzarella di bufala, heirloom tomatoes, prosciutto, gem lettuce and more. Picture perfect!

Lulie Wallace Melamine Servers
Alfresco dining painterly style! Perfect for serving Summer salads. Best yet, each piece is less than $30

Grilled Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad With Chimichurri
I have written about Chimichurri before. If you haven't tried it yet, you must. It's easy to make, and adds a real zest to everything!
How Sweet It Is 

Spicy Ginger Sesame Cucumber Salad
This is a cool crisp salad for hot Summer days. It's Asian inspired and so attractive. Get a Spiralizer to create the cucumber ribbons.
Free People Blog 

Salmon Citrus Salad With Avocado
With a salad this colorful, how could you not want to dig in? The recipe calls for broiling the salmon. I suggest that you grill it instead.
How Sweet It Is 

Hand Held Spiralizer
Here's how to get beautiful veggies and fresh, healthy meals in the palm of your hand.
Sur La Table  

Grilled Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing
A fabulous way to celebrate the season. Grilling fresh fruit intensifies the sweetness and natural fruity essence. A creamy yogurt dressing with lime and honey tops it all off. What a colorful addition to any table! Sur La Table happens to have the perfect rectangular platter to serve this salad on, in two sizes and it is now on sale.
A Spicy Perspective  

Anything Goes Kale Salad With Green Tahini Dressing
If you haven't like kale in a salad yet, the secret is to massage the leaves! The dressing sounds beyond good with maple syrup, cilantro, fresh lime and more.
Cookie and Kate 

Citrusy Seafood Salad
Perfect for Summer entertaining, and it is no cook, too. With only 15 minute of hands on time, this is an easy but impressive dish.
My Recipes

Nambe Cabo Serverware
Isn't this fabulous? The Salad set features traditional Nambe Alloy and Ash Wood. Save 25% now with Code: FRIENDS17. Sale ends 6/25

Grilled Peach, Onion and Bacon Salad With Buttermilk Dressing
We just grilled peaches with chicken on kebabs this week. Oh my goodness are they good! This recipe is delightfully southern. Do you see those strips of bacon?
Food and Wine

Watermelon & Avocado Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
This recipe had me at "Warm Bacon Dressing."  Have you ever put salt on watermelon? I grew up doing it. The salt makes the watermelon juicier. This salad goes to the next level with a slightly sweet but still savory ingredient list.
Foxes Love Lemons 

Steak Salad With Horseradish Dressing
This recipe is inspired by a steak salad on the menu at Keen's Steakhouse in NYC. It's made with rib eye steak, fingerling potatoes and more. I love how it is stylishly presented. Have your guests make their own!
Bon Appetit

Salad Days Set
Here's your Summer host gift, or if you prefer, keep it for yourself to spice up your own salad fare. It's all tossed together for you.

 Ahi Tuna Poke and Mango Salad
 So I found my favorite, right here! A simple three ingredient dressing tops fresh ahi tuna, mango and avocado on a bed of spring mix. A bowl of heaven!

Spanish Wine & Cider Vinegar
These just may be what your dishes have been missing. An excellent vinegar is the perfect way to brighten any dish. With flavors like Rosé, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Cider, these make a fabulous gift for your favorite chef or hostess. 

Strawberry & Spinach Salad
A beautiful salad with strawberries, almonds, avocado, and red onion. It's dressed with a White Balsamic-Tarragon Dressing. Sounds interesting!
Anthropologie Blog

Easy Tandori Chicken & Grilled Peach Salad
A beautiful blend of sweet and savory flavors makes this one tasty salad. The chicken is marinated before char grilling. Oh Yum!
Sugar Et Al

Mexican Panzanella Salad
I love a good Panzanella Salad. Add some Mexican flavors to it, and I will be in bread heaven. In a nutshell, this salad utilizes the grill to char squares of sweet cornbread chunks. 
Eat Love Eats 

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