5 Healthy Salads You Should Eat this Summer

Summertime means plenty of fresh ingredients and crisp light meals. We've gathered together 5 of our favourite healthy summer salads which are quick and easy to make all season long.

1. Kale Salad with Feta, Cranberries and Bacon

Chef Danny Boome has an energizing recipe for a fresh salad using one of our favourite superfoods - kale! Kale can be a difficult ingredient to work with, but Chef Boome has a few tricks on how to maximize its deliciousness. Rich in essential vitamins and nutrients, and topped with low-calorie proteins like feta and turkey bacon, this is a summer salad everyone will love.


2. Fennel, Orange and Cabbage Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

High in fiber, fennel is the perfect addition to this light and fresh salad recipe from Chef Corbin Tomaszeski. The orange and cabbage add a colourful twist to boring coleslaw, and make this recipe perfect for sharing with guests on a warm evening BBQ!


3. Chickpea Detox Salad

Third on our list of healthy summer salads is also one of Joy McCarthy's personal favourites. This recipe is crunchy, refreshing, and chalked full of fiber and protein - the ideal detox meal. Preparation is quick and easy, and the leftovers can be stored in the fridge for at least a week. Perfect for one of those afternoons when it's just too hot to cook! 


4. Creamy Herb Potato Salad

Another delicious recipe from holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, nothing says summer like a creamy potato salad. This recipe is simple proof that healthy can and should be delicious! Joy's Potato Salad is gluten-free and dairy free, and perfect for the picnic blanket.


5. Best Low-Fat, Low-Cal Caesar Salad You'll Ever Taste

We couldn't forget everyone's favourite salad - the classic Caesar. Chef Jo Lusted has tweaked her recipe that contains only 30 grams of fat and 270 calories! Chef Jo's version cuts fat by substituting unhealthy ingredients for healthier alternatives, without sacrificing any flavour.



Video: Make a Better Kale Salad with Feta, Cranberries and Turkey Bacon

Video: Fennel, Orange and Cabbage Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Video: Chickpea Detox Salad

Video: Creamy Herb Potato Salad

Video: Dish Do-Over: Best Low-Fat Low-Cal Caesar Salad You'll Ever Taste

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