Easy is a key word for summer. Simple, relaxed foods, plenty of hydration, and slowing down our movement in the heat all add up to happier bodies when the temperature rises. Summer salads are a way to eat well, keep cool, and get plenty of nutrients.
This bulgur salad recipe is chock full of crunchy cucumbers, tomato, chickpeas and herbs in a lemony dressing.
Lightly cooked, crisp-tender asparagus and snap peas make a delightful summer side dish.
Lightly cooked vegetables with chunks of sweet potato in a delicate herb vinaigrette are a nice alternative to traditional potato salad.
A new spin on a traditional American favorite, this recipe for sweet potato salad combines herbs, celery, and a light dressing with lighty cooked chunks of orange sweet potatoes. For a little more zest, add a handful or chopped olives or sundried tomatoes.
Light, crunchy, and juicy, Macrobiotic Cucumber and Seaweed Salad is a real cooler for a hot day. Seaweed replenishes minerals and the cuucmbers provide hydration.
This sweet and pungent salad is marvelous for the blood andextra rich in vitamins. It's also wonderful with a sprinkle of goat cheese.
Grated carrots with lemon, a touch of garlic and plenty of chopped parsley and mint make this summer salad a light, fresh addition to any meal.
Pressed salad is a slightly "pickled" and lightly seasoned salad of cabbage, and grated veggies.
Lightly dressed, crispy crunchy Asian cabbage salad is a real delight. It's good any time of year, and is a great alternative to traditional coleslaw.
Crunchy, light, and fresh, this salad can be used as a salsa, a topping for greens, or a side dish. It's great for picnics, as it travels well.