Summer Salads to Die For!

Summer Salads to Die For! 150 150 Skip Jennings

Summer temperatures heat up and that means we don’t want to be weighted down by hearty foods that are steaming with heat and calories. Lighten up your meals and slim your waistline with these healthy Summer salad recipes. Watermelon in particular burns fat, which is why do many people call it a weight lost snack. Incorporating this into your salads accompanied by some good fats like almonds and avocado is a great way to make your body happy.

Spinach, Avocado and Kiwi Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 -2 kiwi fruit, peeled,  and cut into cubes
  • 2 ounces baby spinach
  • raisins

Grapefruit and Jicama Salad by the Red Shallot Kitchen 

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded jicama
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • Segments from 2 large grapefruits
  • 1/4 cup candied walnuts, chopped

Healthy Avocado Fruit Salad with Chia Yogurt Dressing by ifoodreal.com

Ingredients

  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 pear
  • 1 orange
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 mango
  • 10 strawberries
  • 1/2 lemon, juice squeezed
  • 1/4 cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds