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Recipe Roundup: 15 Refreshing Summer Salads for Simple Meal Planning

Ahhh summer. The ice cream is getting scooped, burgers and hot dogs are hitting the grill, and the refreshing cocktails are flowing. 

So how do you balance all of those summer sweets and treats? With a sweet and refreshing salad!

We’ve rounded up a slew of ’em for you. From a fish taco salad to dishes incorporating the starring fruits and veggies of summer… there’s something for everyone.

The complete list:

Arugula & Watermelon Salad from Cookie and Kate

Arugula Caprese Salad with Kale Pesto from Sprouted Kitchen

Blueberry & Apricot Super Salad from Green Kitchen Stories

Blueberry Pecan Salad with Quinoa & Goat Cheese from Hummusapien

California Chicken, Avocado and Goat Cheese Salad from Half Baked Harvest

Fish Taco Salad from Wellness Mama

Glowing Grilled Summer Detox Salad from Pinch of Yum

Heirloom Tomato & Goat Cheese Salad from Green Kitchen Stories

Purple Power Salad from My New Roots

Red Cabbage Slaw with Tangy Carrot Ginger Dressing from Nom Nom Paleo

Shaved Cucumber Greek Salad from CookingLight

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing from Skinnytaste

Summertime Arugula, Fennel, and Citrus Salad from Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain

Tomato and Olive Salad from Balanced Bites

Zippy Orzo Summer Salad from Pinch of Yum

Looking for more foodspiration? Check out the seasonal foods you’ll want to add to your grocery list this week!