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    Updated on Jan 11, 2020. Posted on Apr 25, 2016

    21 Refreshing Recipes That'll Make You Love Salad

    Promise.

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    1. Cilantro-Lime Chicken Salad & Mango Avocado Salsa

    Karina / Cafe Delites / Via cafedelites.com

    So sweet and packed with protein. Recipe here.

    2. Arugula Salad With Citrus and Fennel

    Natalie And Cody Gantz / The Gantzery / Via thegantzery.com

    Fennel adds an awesomely crunchy kick. Recipe here.

    3. Very Berry Dream Salad With Chili Mango Peanut Dressing

    Tieghan Gerard / Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

    Say hello to your new favorite dressing. Recipe here.

    4. Springtime Cobb Salad

    Jessica Merchant / How Sweet It Is / Via howsweeteats.com

    So pretty it could be an edible bouquet. Recipe here.

    5. Quinoa, Apricot & Arugula Saald

    Jeanine Donofrio / Love and Lemons / Via loveandlemons.com

    Sweet dried apricots with some smoky cumin. Recipe here.

    6. Lemon Rocket Pasta Salad

    Lauren Caris / Lauren Caris Cooks / Via laurencariscooks.com

    This ain't your mama's pasta salad. Recipe here.

    7. Lemony Shaved Asparagus Salad With Farro, Arugula, and Edamame

    Liz / Floating Kitchen / Via floatingkitchen.net

    Those gorgeous watermelon radishes are crucial. Recipe here.

    8. Cherry Caprese Salad With Toasted Almonds and Smoked Sea Salt

    Molly / Yes To Yolks / Via yestoyolks.com

    Givin' tomatoes a run for their money. Recipe here.

    9. Parsnip, Lentil & Walnut Salad With Fried Egg

    Andrew Bemis / Dishing Up The Dirt / Via dishingupthedirt.com

    Root veggies aren't just for winter. Recipe here.

    10. Spring Salmon, Asparagus, and Risoni Salad

    Claudia Brick / The Brick Kitchen / Via thebrickkitchen.com

    Risoni is a lot like orzo...and heaven. Recipe here.

    11. Celery Salad With Black Turmeric Vinagrette

    Sherrie Castellano / With Food and Love / Via withfoodandlove.com

    The crispiest, crunchiest salad you could dream of. Recipe here.

    12. Grilled Kale Salad With Ricotta and Plums

    Romulo Yanes / Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

    Just look at that deliciously puffy cloud of ricotta. Recipe here.

    13. Zesty Blood Orange Salad

    Nic & Helen / Beets And Greens / Via beetsandgreens.com

    The greatest argument for sumac you've ever tasted. Recipe here.

    14. Superfood Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

    Marina / Saladmenu / Via saladmenu.com

    This dressing is a v. v. close second to poppyseed muffins. Recipe here.

    15. Golden Beet and Fava Bean Salad

    Sofia / From The Land We Live On / Via fromthelandweliveon.com

    All other salads can beet it. Recipe here.

    16. Grilled Peach Salad & Mint Pesto

    Jeanine Donofrio / Love and Lemons / Via loveandlemons.com

    You'll be shocked how easy it is to make pesto. Shocked. Recipe here.

    17. Strawberry Fields Salad

    Christin Mahrlig / Spicy Southern Kitchen / Via spicysouthernkitchen.com

    Springtime perfection. Recipe here.

    18. Purple Asparagus and Quinoa Salad With Peas and Pea Shoots

    Gena Hamshaw / The Full Helping / Via thefullhelping.com

    Way better than any grain bowl at Sweetgreen. Recipe here.

    19. Fennel and Mango Slaw

    Ksenia Prints / At The Immigrant's Table / Via immigrantstable.com

    The perfect sweet and spicy side. Recipe here.

    20. Bulgur, Tofu & Kale Salad

    Kimberley Hasselbrink / Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

    And plenty of crispy Asian pears. Recipe here.

    21. Green Goddess Salad

    Heather Christo / Via heatherchristo.com

    Look at all that color! 🌸🌺🌷 Recipe here.