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    Have a Salad!

    Salads are more than just a pile of lettuce leaves. Branch out. Try salads with grains, fruits and vegetables.


    Have a Salad!

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    It only makes sense to build a salad teeming with apples, feta and sturdy greens around flavorful apple chicken sausage. Crisp Apple and Sausage Salad is great for lunch too - just pack the dressing separately.

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    Corn Chip Chili Salad tastes a little like walking tacos! Yum!

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    Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a classic picnic staple, isn't it? We think it would be good tailgating too - especially if your school colors are red and white! But that cream cheese layer can be tinted, if necessary.

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    By itself, Italian Avocado Salad is delicious, but it's also a great starting point. Add chopped artichoke hearts, feta or Parmesan cheese or chopped hot or sweet peppers just to start.

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    Talk about a beautiful salad. Grilled Chicken and Nectarine Chopped Salad is full of color, crunch and nutrition. Swap out the fruits and vegetables as the seasons change.

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    Overnight Pasta and Bean Salad gets better with time, so refrigerate it for up to 24 hours for best results. Plus it makes a ton which makes it great for reunions, tailgates and parties!

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    Spinach salads with hot bacon dressing are just the best! Applewood Bacon Spinach Salad has apples, oranges and cranberries for a different spin.

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    If you've got leftover steak, Blue Cheese Steak Salad is perfect for lunch the next day! It's so simple.

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    Asian Chicken Salads are perennial favorites, aren't they? Here's another spin using your favorite dressing. The chicken rubbed with a garlicky, ginger mix and grilled before mixing with oranges, cukes and greens.

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    Add a little extra flavor to pasta salad with pesto and lots of fresh veggies. Pesto Cellentani Salad would be a fabulous main dish salad with the addition of your favorite protein.

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    Grilled Romaine with Red Root Vegetables is the most amazing combination of flavors. The grilled lettuce, roasted vegetables and cocoa vinaigrette (yes! chocolate!) are totally unexpected and make a ridiculously good combination.

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    Greek Pasta Salad is chock full of goodies - beans, cukes, feta and kalamata olives. If you need to, use your favorite Greek salad salad dressing as a shortcut.

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    Fruit salads can be boring, we know. But Minty Watermelon Salad isn't. It's bright and fresh and is great served at brunch and with lunch and dinner. It even makes a great afternoon pick me up.

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    Fresh Mozzarella, Corn and Tomato Salad is a great side salad, but it can easily transition to a main dish salad by adding something from the grill - chicken, salmon, shrimp, pork loin or steak. Why not?

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    Romaine, Spinach and Grilled Steak Salad isn't your typical lettuce salad with a bunch of chopped up ingredients. It's one of those fancy salads you find in restaurants - only you can make it at home. No dress code required.

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    Raspberry, Avocado and Mango Salad just tastes like summer! What we love is that part of the raspberries go into the vinaigrette. So sweet and tangy.

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    Once you get the hang of making your own vinaigrette, it's easy to mix and match your favorite flavors in this easy Herb Vinaigrette recipe. It also makes a great marinade.

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    Here's a new unexpected spin on pasta salad. Orzo and Grape Salad with Feta and Mint will your summer go to.

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    Even though Jicama-Apple Salad is completely vegetarian, meat eaters won't scoff at it.

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    Do you like pina coladas? You've got to try this Shrimp Salad with Pina Colada Vinaigrette. It actually uses pina colada mix and it's delish.

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    Grilled Asparagus and Salmon Salad is almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

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    When the temperatures start to rise, the last thing you want to do is cook. Turn this Orzo Chickpea Salad into a main dish salad by adding some shredded rotisserie chicken or smoked salmon.

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    Use your favorite cheeses and dressings in this Fresh Berry Salad. If raspberry vinaigrette is too sweet for you, try balsamic. Strawberries love balsamic vinegar - and we do too!

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    Spa food isn't rabbit food. Strawberry Spa Turkey Salad would also be delicious with grilled shrimp.

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    Spring Greens and Fennel Salad isn't just a salad, it's a meal. Serve each one with crostini and a wedge of Gorgonzola. How fabulous.

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