With winter behind us and warmer temps in the air, let's kick the new season off with some healthy summer salads. Yeah, you were probably supposed to be eating these before summer actually got here, but it's never too late to join in.
I'm arming you with 15 summer salads, some salad dressings and even some greens that you can throw on the grill. The recipes all gluten free dairy free and sugar free with vegan and paleo options as well. Pick a new recipe each week of summer so you can stay healthy all season, while also having lots of good sides to bring to picnics and barbecues.
Do you have a favorite? Let me know in the comments what salads you'll be eating this summer.
This grilled steak salad stuffed avocado recipe makes for a great summer dinner or party dish. Top it with a tangy lemon tahini sauce. It's paleo, Whole30, gluten free and dairy free.
This fresh Mediterranean crab salad is filled with the great tastes of cucumber, tomatoes, and olives. The sweet crab and mint champagne vinaigrette make it a paleo, gluten free, and dairy free refreshing lunchtime salad.
Add some more color to your diet with this easy red cabbage salad. This salad recipe only gets better with more time in the fridge so you can make it once, and enjoy it all week long.
Here are 60 Paleo Whole30 salad recipes with dozens of vegan options. All of the recipes are gluten free, dairy free, grain free, and free from processed ingredients and refined sugar.
This roasted pear, walnut, and cranberry salad is a great side for a holiday dinner or any weekday meal. The salad is paleo, vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and Whole30 friendly.
If you're unfamiliar with jackfruit and how to cook with it, start with this easy vegan Mediterranean jackfruit salad. It's fresh tasting, gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly.
Crunchy raw celery root and fennel come together in this fresh, healthy salad that gets a flavor pop from a lemon vinaigrette. It's topped with dill and avocado slices for a complete gluten free, vegan meal.
Zululand Queen baby pineapples are super sweet with an edible core. Their compact size makes them perfect for a single serving of pineapple shrimp salad. This recipe is paleo, gluten free, and dairy free.
Hearts of palm strawberry salad is filled with this fresh seasonal fruit, along with avocado, cucumber and poppy seeds. This light, summer salad is Paleo, Whole30, vegan, gluten free, and dairy free.
This asparagus avocado salad with walnut vinaigrette is a cool, crisp dish asparagus dish to enjoy for lunch or at a festive brunch. This recipe is Paleo, Whole30, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan.
Curry chicken broccoli slaw is a great one-dish meal. A cashew curry dressing brings robust flavor to the salad, and chicken brings the protein. This recipe is paleo, dairy free, and gluten free.
A light and healthy crab salad for a luncheon or party. Mayonnaise is omitted in this recipe in exchange for oil and vinegar, and of course, a dash of Old Bay for a true east coast taste.
Summer comes together in this strawberry lemon poppy seed vinaigrette to enjoy all season long on fresh greens with crisp fruits and vegetables. This recipe is paleo, Whole30, vegan, gluten free, and dairy free.
Make this healthy green superfood salad and soak up all of the beneficial nutrients of both kale and seaweed, in addition to avocados, lemon, cucumber and sesame seeds. It's a multi-vitamin in a bowl!
Up your lunch or brunch game with this paleo avocado asparagus chicken salad. Fresh lemon and dill give this healthy recipe some punch. It's mayo free, dairy free, grain free, and gluten free.
Breathe new life into your greens with this Thai coconut apple kale salad. Creamy coconut combines with nut butter and apple for a sweet and savory combo.
Harness the power of turmeric's strong anti-inflammatory properties with my lemon ginger turmeric dressing. It's paleo, vegan, gluten free, and Whole 30 friendly.
This kale brussels sprout salad combines two great vegetables in one great dish that's sure to please. It’s paleo, gluten free, vegan, and whole30 friendly.
This avocado artichoke lentil salad is packed full of protein and fiber. It makes for a great take to work lunch or side with dinner.
Jazz up your basic green salad with this roasted vegetable salad with an addicting lemon garlic tahini sauce. It's Whole 30, paleo, gluten free and dairy free.