Blue Ribbon Healthy Salad Recipes


Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

By Amy H.
My Grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe...

Lizzy's Famous Pecan Chicken Salad

By Elizabeth Lancaster
Back in the early 2000's I went out to eat with my Grandpa Klepper, and he...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Pepper Slaw

By shirley terhaar
Very good slaw. We like all the vegetables in it.

Maple Bacon Potato Salad

By Hidemi Walsh
Potato salad with zucchini and crispy bacon. Since bacon and maple syrup are great match, I...

Fire & Ice Tomatoes (SALLYE)

By sallye bates
Good served as a side dish with just about anything, but especially with fish (I think).

Summer Spicy Shrimp Salad in Tortilla Cups/Bowls

By Allison Hazell
Great in tortilla bowls or as a dip with toasted baguette pieces. It can be prepared...

Gazpacho Macaroni Salad

By billy haze
A bountiful refreshing salad, chock full of veggies, fresh parsley, and wonderful vinaigrette. Great way to...

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

By Robin Hearon
This is a wonderful and refreshing side dish that is perfect for any summer occasion. The...

Tabbouleh Salad

By Marianne Gleason
We had some Middle Eastern friends growing up and this was one of my favorite recipes...

Eggless Potato Salad

By misty mosley
My mom started making this when my sister and I were kids for every potluck dinner...

BLT Salad With Greek Yogurt Dressing

By Maya Turnor
The first time I made this it was a HIT! Everyone at the BBQ loved...

Cranberry Rice Salad

By Marina Neff
This sweet treat is great on a hot day when you're looking for something refreshing but...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Strawberry Panzanella Salad

By Careema Bell
This quick and easy recipe is a fun change of pace for a dessert. Inspired by...

Millie's Holy Guacamole Pasta Salad

By Millie P. York
I do a lot of cooking for the hospitality team at my church and I was...

Crunchy Pea Salad

By Linda Brown
I saw this recipe on Hidden Valley Ranch website and it looked too good not to...

Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Melissa Varady
This is one of my new favorite sandwiches. My husband recently came up with the recipe,...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for your...

Butternut Squash, Carrot, Apple & Cranberry Salad

By Darci Juris
Five servings of vegetables a day... that's what they say. This recipe should easily help you...

The BEST Glazed Fruit Salad!

By Megan Haskins
I found this recipe in a 1950s reminisce magazine. I tweaked it by adding orange marmalade,...

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...

Acapulco Avocado Salad

By Gloria Gasperson'Giddings
This is a great summertime salad for you out there that are always trying to keep...

Brown Rice Citrus Salad

By Trish Morris
Tired of potato and macaroni salads for picnics and outings. This rice salad is a great...
Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes


Potato salad, pasta salad, macaroni salad, are all traditional summer side dishes. But with the bounty of goodness, there are so many other summer side dish options. So, we’re sharing 17 summer side dishes that feature fresh and in-season ingredients. They’ll work for a BBQ, tasty if you’re going on a picnic, they taste sensational, […]

10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon

10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon


You know summer is in full swing when watermelons being appearing in farmer’s markets and on supermarket shelves. We know that a big slice of sweet and juicy watermelon is refreshing and fantastic in the summer. But what else can you make with watermelon? How about cupcakes, granita, no-bake pie, gazpacho, salads, cocktails, and more! […]