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    Posted on Mar 16, 2016

    21 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR SALAD DAYS YOUR BEST DAYS

    Feasting on a tight budget and still rocking that beach bod? Yes, please.

    Nutty Ginger Tamari Quinoa Salad

    Bobbi / Via bamskitchen.com

    You say "salad." I say "side dish." Together we can just say "yum" and "thank you Bam's Kitchen."

    Lentil Spinach Salad

    Christine / Via midlifecroissant.com

    Lentils, baby spinach, roasted pearl onions and brown butter croutons from Mid-Life Croissant.

    Rainbow Power Greens Salad

    Lindsay / Via cottercrunch.com

    Purple cabbage, collard greens, black eyed peas and carrots tossed with lemon juice, oil and vinegar from Cotter Crunch.

    Salmon Quinoa and Kale Salad

    Neli / Via deliciousmeetshealthy.com

    Get social with this one cuz it feeds a crowd. Salmon, curly kale, tri color quinoa and champagne vinaigrette from Delicious Meets Healthy

    Beet and Lentil Salad

    Brianne / Via naturalgirlmodernworld.com

    Beets, lentils, herbed goat cheese (gah!) with a lemon vinaigrette from Natural Girl, Modern World.

    Thai Brussels Sprouts Salad

    Maggie Zhu / Via omnivorescookbook.com

    Slightly charred brussels sprouts and cabbage tossed in a sweet + umami thai style dressing and topped with fresh herbs from Omnivores Cookbook.

    Strawberry Bacon Spring Salad

    Lorena / Via greenhealthycooking.com

    Fresh strawberries, peas and sprouts in a maple mustard balsamic dressing from Green Healthy Cooking.

    Zucchini Ribbon Salad Bowl

    Robyn / Via simplyfreshdinners.com

    Zucchini ribbons with roasted corn, shrimp and citrus-ginger vinaigrette from Simply Fresh Dinners.

    Tandoori Chicken and Grilled Peach Salad

    Sonali / Via sugaretal.com

    Peaches will be in season before you know it and here they're grilled and paired perfectly with tandoori flavored chicken from Sugar et al.

    Asian Cucumber Sesame Salad

    Sarah / Via asaucykitchen.com

    Loads of crisp, spiralized veggies with savory Asian style dressing from A Saucy Kitchen.

    Potato Salad with Capers and Tuna

    Christine / Via midlifecroissant.com

    This one travels well. Picnic, anyone? Potatoes, tuna and capers with lemon and olive oil from Mid-Life Croissant.

    Heirloom Tomato Salad

    Robyn / Via simplyfreshdinners.com

    Roasted lemons and garlic with fresh herbs and heirloom cherry tomatoes from Simply Fresh Dinners.

    Roasted Rhubarb Power Greens Salad

    Lindsay / Via cottercrunch.com

    Honey roasted rhubarb, dark leafy greens and goat cheese crumbles tossed in oil and vinegar from Cotter Crunch.

    Creamy Mexican Kale Salad

    Olena / Via ifoodreal.com

    Raw kale with Mexican standards like black beans, avocado, corn, cilantro and jalapeño in a creamy dressing from iFoodReal.

    4-Ingredient Party Salad

    Blair / Via theseasonedmom.com

    Easy peasy spinach, mandarin oranges and walnut salad with a bottled (remember I said "easy?") dressing from The Seasoned Mom.

    Farro, Corn & Tomato Salad

    Mary Ann Dwyer / Via thebeachhousekitchen.com

    Chewy farro, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes and scallions tossed in oil and lemon from The Beach House Kitchen.

    Seeded Warm Goat Cheese Salad

    Lorena / Via greenhealthycooking.com

    A simple salad gets a gourmet boost with warm, seeded goat cheese balls from Green Healthy Cooking.

    Harissa Potato Salad

    Rebecca / Via strengthandsunshine.com

    Two types of roasted potatoes, broccoli and eggplant in a Harissa Sauce from Strength and Sunshine.

    Creamy Broccoli and Bacon Salad

    April / Via myrealfoodfamily.com

    A lot of bang for your buck with this 4-ingredient salad in a creamy avocado sauce from My Real Food Family.

    Chicken Black Bean Salad

    Cynthia / Via wholefoodrealfamilies.com

    Chicken breast, black beans, and pepitas in a creamy cumin lime dressing from Whole Food Real Families.

    Superfood Crunch Salad

    Christie / Via fooddonelight.com

    A plethora of fruits and crisp veggies with a creamy raspberry vinaigrette from Food Done Light.

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