Salads can be downright boring, and that’s unfortunate. We need to eat vegetables as part of a healthy diet, but salads? They can be a bit blasé. But now that spring is on its way, it’s time to pry ourselves away from our cold weather comfort foods, and try some fresh and lighter fare instead. These 7 colorful salads don’t disappoint. 

Heirloom tomato grilled veggie salad


This simple salad is jam-packed with gorgeous veggies, like fresh corn, asparagus, zucchini and of course heirloom tomatoes which add bursts of gorgeous color to your lunch plate.

Roasted beetroot salad with goats cheese & walnuts


In just an hour, you can make this pretty salad, loaded with sweet beets, crazy goat cheese and bitter arugula. Yum!

Peach Panzanella Salad with Burrata and Bacon


Get ready to swoon when you eat this salad. Toasted sourdough bread, sweet peaches and Italian burrata cheese are real game changers here.

Pear, blackberry and ricotta spinach salad with lemon vinaigrette


As you can see, salads can be sweet, too. And perfectly ripe pears along with juicy blackberries go so nicely with mild ricotta cheese and leafy green spinach.

Blood orange, beet and fennel salad


Enjoy the taste of Morocco with this colorful salad, fresh with oranges, lemon and lime juice, along with fennel and red onion.

Fig salad with lentils, butterbeans and green tahini dressing


This Mediterranean-inspired salad is layered with delicious flavors, including a homemade tahini dressing with fresh basil, mint and dill. Plus, green lentils and beans keep you full for a satisfying lunch.

Sweet potato pomegranate salad


This salad is positively radiant and it will help you glow, too. Tart pomegranates and yummy roasted sweet potatoes deliver healthy fiber and antioxidants. Bon appetite!

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