Steak Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

Every week we try to have at least one big salad with lots of veggies and lean protein. This salad is chock-full of freshness and flavor – sweet tomatoes, buttery avocado, salty feta and juicy steak. The dressing doubles as a great dip for veggies if you have a little extra leftover. 2. Melt butter Steak Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

Thai Cucumber Salad

To me, refreshing salads like this one define summer dining. This dish comes together quickly and is full of flavor. Serve this with salmon, chicken or lo mein noodles for delicious and nutritious meal! 2. Add cucumbers, onion, peanuts, cilantro and mint and toss gently to combine. 3. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve Thai Cucumber Salad

Orzo with Veggies and Feta

Orzo pasta is so versatile – it works great in any pasta salad or as a replacement for rice. It cooks to a perfect al dente in just 8 minutes, so this dish is super quick to put together. We served ours with pork tenderloin and a leafy green salad which was a great combo, Orzo with Veggies and Feta

Warm Farro Salad

Farro is one of my absolute favorite grains – I love it’s chewy texture. This weather calls for enjoying light salads like this one outside on the patio. This salad is great on its own for lunch, or I suggest serving it with turkey burgers or salmon for a delicious, nutritious dinner. Depending on what Warm Farro Salad

Egg Salad

Hard boiled eggs are one of my favorite go-to foods to have on-hand. I often make this salad and enjoy it for breakfast or lunch when I’m looking for an extra protein boost to keep me full throughout the work day. Serve this on toast, on a bed of greens or with crackers. 2. Add Egg Salad

Chopped Salad with Sesame-Miso Dressing

I love a big salad with lots of different colors, flavors and textures. This chopped salad starts with a bed of buttery lettuce, is topped with a rainbow of veggies and finished with honey roasted peanuts (my fave). The dressing is the true star here though – the combination of vinegar, sesame, honey and miso Chopped Salad with Sesame-Miso Dressing

Macaroni Salad

Cook noodles in a large pot of salted boiling water until tender, about 8-10 minutes. Drain and run under cold water until cooled. Transfer to a large bowl. 2. Combine mayo, sour cream, sugar, salt, celery seeds and pepper in a small bowl. 3. Add celery, carrot, onion, spinach, edamame, cheddar and dressing to the Macaroni Salad

Sweet Corn and Basil Grain Salad

Grain salads are a wonderful lunch or side dish option. This salad is so flavorful and has a wide variety of colors and textures. The fresh herbs and creamy goat cheese really tie the whole dish together! This is really a complete meal on its own, but you could also serve this with grilled meat, Sweet Corn and Basil Grain Salad