‘Tis the season.
This Simple Radish Salad is as refreshing as it is colorful — plus, the chickpeas are a superfood, which means they’re packed with super-good-for-you nutrients, like fiber, protein, and magnesium. Check out the full recipe by A Couple Cooks.
Kristen Kellogg, founder at Mapped Wellness, tells TZR that this Salmon Salad is full of nutrients and Omega-3s. Add 4 oz. of fresh salmon to an avocado and top with pine nuts. Add chickpeas for even more protein. Squeeze lemon juice and garlic-infused olive oil on top and spice accordingly.
Better Me Coach tells TZR that she takes a package of tender salad mix with edible flowers and mixes it with spices to taste: parsley, turmeric, dill, chives, lemongrass, olive oil, nuts, and a sliced nectarine and apple. She then adds vegan cheese cubes and a few drops of fresh lemon juice.
Caprese Salad Skewers are really easy to make — and healthy. Cocina Malala has a great recipe. Just grab a handful of cherry tomatoes, slice up some fresh mozzarella, add some basil, and drizzle with virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fresh pepper, and salt flakes (to taste).
A Shaved Pear, Parmesan, and Pine Nut Salad is so easy to make, and pears are also a superfood, so you’ll get plenty of nutrients and fiber. Check out the recipe by A Salad For All Seasons.
Eat RepEAT tells TZR that this Strawberry Tuna Salad is surprisingly good. She marinates the tuna overnight with 2 tbsp. soy sauce, 1 tbsp. honey, and 1 tbsp. sesame oil, then sautees it the next day for up to 10 minutes. She then adds an avocado, strawberries, and a bit of olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
This Spring Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette is not only pretty to look at, but healthy. From kale and microgreens to cucumber curls and raspberries, you’ll get plenty of nutrients. Check out the recipe on The Kitchen Sink Blog for more. If you want more protein, you can also add chicken or eggs.
This Asparagus Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette tastes like spring, Caroline of Caroline’s Cooking tells TZR. In addition to radishes, leafy greens, and asparagus, the crispy pancetta gives it a fun crunch — and added protein.
Saila Ratho, @rathosaila, is a food artist and she makes combining sprouts (a superfood), strawberries, and cucumbers fun. You can also add pomegranate seeds (another superfood) for added crunch and flavor.