Summer Salads that Satisfy

Summer Salads that Satisfy

Hello, salad lovers! If you’re tired of the same old Caesar or Greek salad, you’re in for a treat. We’ve got five unique salad recipes inspired by popular favorites, but with a twist. We’ve used some of our favorite ingredients to make them unique, and we’re focusing on sustainability and using local, in-season produce. So, let’s dive in!

  1. Sustainable Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Inspired by the classic spinach and strawberry salad, we’ve added a unique twist with local honey and toasted almonds.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons local honey
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Toss the spinach, strawberries, almonds, and feta in a large bowl. Drizzle with honey and balsamic vinegar, season with salt and pepper, and toss again. Enjoy!

  1. Farmers Market Quinoa Salad

This salad is inspired by the popular Mediterranean quinoa salad, but we’ve added some local, in-season veggies for a unique twist.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup local bell peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mix well, and enjoy!

  1. Sustainable Arugula, Fig, Goat Cheese, and Sundried Tomato Salad

This salad is a unique take on the classic arugula and goat cheese salad, with the addition of figs and sundried tomatoes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 cup fresh figs, sliced
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Toss the arugula, figs, goat cheese, and sundried tomatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, season with salt and pepper, and toss again. Enjoy!

  1. Local Kale and Apple Salad

This salad is inspired by the popular kale and apple salad, but we’ve added some local honey and walnuts for a unique twist.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh kale, chopped
  • 1 cup local apples, sliced
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons local honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Toss the kale, apples, walnuts, and blue cheese in a large bowl. Drizzle with honey and apple cider vinegar, season with salt and pepper, and toss again. Enjoy!

  1. Sustainable Beet and Orange Salad

This salad is a unique take on the classic beet and orange salad, with the addition of local goat cheese and pistachios.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh beets, roasted and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh oranges, sliced
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Toss the beets, oranges, goat cheese, and dill in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, season with salt and pepper, and toss again. Enjoy!

So, there you have it! Sustainable, and delicious salad recipes that are easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Remember, the key to a great salad is using fresh, local, and in-season ingredients. Happy salad making!

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