11 Perfect Spring and Summer Salads

| Diet & Nutrition

Warm weather is the perfect time for salads. Cold, refreshing and healthy, we picked out our favorite seasonal salads for you and the entire family to enjoy!

Skinny Chicken Caesar Salad: Pasta salad is perfect for grilling out and sharing with neighbors, and this dish is no different! Use whole-wheat pasta for a skinny salad everyone will love. Get the recipe here.

skinny chicken caesar pasta salad

Healthy Bean and Bulgur Salad: The grouping of veggies in this recipe yields a bright, refreshing and incredibly delicious salad perfect for any time of year — but we especially love it on hot summer days. Get the ingredient list here.

bean bulgur

BBQ Chicken Salad: This summer salad will make you feel like you're at the neighborhood block party! It's a healthy way to enjoy the classic flavors of summer. To get this recipe click here!

bbq chicken salad

>> To get recipes like the BBQ Chicken Salad and more, check out our Skinny Mom cookbook of Simple Summer Salads! It's completely free to download!

Chilled Lobster Salad:With sweet summer corn and tomatoes, this salad is seriously tasty! If can't find lobster (or you're cooking on a budget, and hello, who isn't?), you can use lump crab meat or shrimp! To try it out, click here.

lobster salad
(Photo: Skinny Taste)

Strawberry Caprese Salad: Strawberries are big, juicy and delicious this time of year! Take advantage and add them to some mozzarella with balsamic vinegar for a refreshing and tasty salad! (via The Skinny Fork)

strawberry caprese salad
(Photo: The Skinny Fork)

Blueberry Corn Salad: Light and refreshing, this salad is perfect for warmer weather. The blueberries give it a great juiciness! (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

Blueberry Corn Salad
(Photo: Two Peas and Their Pod)

Strawberry Mango Jicama Salad: The juicy strawberries and mango make for a refreshing side salad while the jicama gives it a slight crunch! (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

straw mango salad
(Photo: Two Peas and Their Pod)

Spicy Cilantro and Lime Crab Salad in Avocado: This simple salad makes for a decadent lunch! Crab and avocado are the perfect combo to give you a filling midday meal, and the spice really heats things up! (via Goop)

crab avocado
(Photo: Tattooed Martha)

Citrus Salad with Fennel Vinaigrette: Granola-like clusters made of sesame act like croutons in this juicy salad! The citrus of the fruit pairs well with the vinaigrette for a great meal! (via Bon Appétit)

citrus salad
(Photo: Bon Appétit)

Grilled Peaches Salad: Grilled peaches on a bed of mint and basil make for a beautiful salad that tastes even better than it looks. It's flavorful and perfect for a summer evening meal. (via Fine Cooking)

grilled peach salad
(Photo: Fine Cooking)

Thai Summer Salad: This salad is an Asian-inspired meal that will cool you off on a warm evening. It's filled with healthy ingredients for a nutrient boost. (via Recipe Girl)

Thai Summer Salad
(Photo: Recipe Girl)