7 Delicious Summer Salads to Balance Your Diet

August 5th, 2013

Salads are a great alternative to cooking in the hot summer weather. I love salads because they are sweet and full of fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season this time of year. Here is a collection of 7 delicious summer salads that are easy to prepare and great for your health.

Beet and Orange Citrus Salad

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Beet Salad

Grilled Tropical Summer Salad

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Grilled Tropical Summer Salad

Peach, Tomato and Basil Summer Salad

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Peach, Tomato and Basil Summer Salad

Chicken Cobb Salad

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Chicken Cobb Salad

Thai-Inspired Hydrating Cucumber Salad with Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

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Thai-Inspired Hydrating Cucumber Salad with Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

Kale and rainbow chard salad with peaches, blackberries & pinenuts

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Kale and rainbow chard salad with peaches, blackberries & pinenuts

Chickpea Salad

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Chickpea Salad

Written by Suzie Bonder

Suzie Bonder MS RD is a Registered Dietitian in the state of New Jersey and the founder of SDO Nutrition. Suzie specializes in nutrition and weight loss counseling. Follow Suzie on twitter @SDOnutrition.

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