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Turn Over a New Leaf With These 15 Refreshing Salads

Green Goddess Chopped Salad

Kale, romaine, spinach... oh my! Fresh salads are the best thing to fuel your body when you need to feel refreshed and at your best after a long season of gooey carbs. Move on over iceberg lettuce — these 15 Salad Recipes are bound to amp up your lettuce game and spice up your normal salad rotation.

Turn Over a New Leaf With These 15 Refreshing Salads to Try Today:

1. Refreshing Waldorf Salad

Refreshing Waldorf Salad

Refreshing Waldorf Salad really does live up to its name! It's almost thirst-quenching thanks to its cool and crunchy components! Tart and sweet apples, creamy yogurt, jammy raisins, and little crisps of walnuts all come together for a pleasing and nourishing chopped salad. You can serve up Refreshing Waldorf Salad as a dessert or as a salad with the knowledge that it will be instantly loved!

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2. Best Chinese Chicken Salad

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Good... no! Better. Oh, actually... best. Yes! That's what you deserve! Best Chinese Chicken Salad is a great way to get the best salad. Fresh, crisp cabbage and iceberg lettuce are topped with chicken, carrots, green onions, and mandarin oranges for that special kick. Chow mein noodles, crispy wonton strips, sliced almonds, and toasted sesame seeds are sprinkled on top for added crunch, then drizzled with a dressing that's so good you'll want to sing its praises. Want only the best? This Best Chinese Chicken Salad is the only way to go when it comes to Chinese-inspired salad choices. It is simply the best!

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3. Tahini Kale Salad

Tahini Kale Salad

Some salads deserve a spot on the super-salad highlight list and Tahini Kale Salad is definitely highlight-worthy! With one bite, you will quickly know why; a fabulously seasoned, toasted breadcrumb mixture and toasted chickpeas tossed with curly kale and a divine creamy tahini dressing, with a ton of sharp parmesan to boot! Used as a side or as a main dinner entrée, Tahini Kale Salad is an exquisite addition to your salad arsenal!

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4. Shrimp Cobb Salad

Shrimp Cobb Salad

Sally eats shellfish salad by the seashore. Even if your name isn't Sally, Shrimp Cobb Salad will have you reciting poetry — that's how good this dish tastes! Your tongue will get all twisted up by the extravagant flavors... savory shrimp, juicy cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, hearty hard-boiled eggs, creamy avocado, succulent bacon, and extra-tangy crumbled blue cheese. When mixed with refreshing greens and a delicious Dijon mustard vinaigrette, you're sure to be sold on all of the crazy-good bites found in Shrimp Cobb Salad. Sea?! Sally knows you will love it! (Ha)

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5. Easy Mediterranean Salad

Easy Mediterranean Salad

When it's Wednesday and you want a great salad without the restaurant baggage, Easy Mediterranean Salad will fit perfectly into your weekly menu! When you combine shredded chicken, hearty chickpeas, fiber-rich cannellini beans, crisp English cucumbers, crunchy red bell peppers, tangy Kalamata olives, earthy artichokes, and fresh mixed greens tossed with a lemon-infused olive oil dressing, you can really feel that fresh-from-the-garden joy. Easy Mediterranean Salad is a journey for the taste buds that won't leave you hungry.

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6. Best Caprese Salad

Best Caprese Salad

Do you want loads of flavor for your salad in a "caprese" sort of way? Best Caprese Salad is the winner, winner (with chicken in it) for your dinner! Balsamic marinated chicken is grilled to heavenly excellence and then tossed with crisp romaine lettuce, creamy avocado slices, juicy cherry tomatoes, and creamy mozzarella balls, then drizzled with more of that mouth-watering balsamic dressing for just the "caprese" combination you adore! The Best Caprese Salad satisfies and has all the "caprese-ness" you crave. It's certainly a winner!

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7. Fresh Three Bean Salad

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We're really gonna spill the beans with this one! And by that we mean, pour them all into this Fresh Three Bean Salad. If you're on the search for a side that's crispy, hearty, and nourishing, it's no secret that this trio of tender beans mixed with some freshly picked veggies and a drizzle of a sweet and tangy dressing is the one for you! Real friends don't gatekeep the good stuff, which is why we're sharing this Fresh Three Bean Salad with you to enjoy!

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8. Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Talk about making a salad into something special! Teriyaki Chicken Salad features a sweet and extra tangy honey mustard dressing to help bring out the best of the fresh crunchy veggies and crunchy toasted nut toppings! It even comes with edamame for an extra tasty pop of protein! But of course, Teriyaki Chicken Salad stars juicy teriyaki chicken; savory, sweet, and so, so flavorful! Teriyaki Chicken Salad is like if your favorite takeout order decided to go green!

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9. Power Salad

Power Salad

Preparation sure does make life easier! While we can't prepare for everything we might encounter in our day, we can make lunch much easier with this Power Salad. Whether you are making a salad for just one or even 21, the tender, flavorful chicken packed with delicious great northern beans, garbanzo beans, quinoa, red onions, feta, juicy tomatoes, and crunchy greens tossed with creamy hummus and a sassy balsamic vinaigrette can be the answer to your next salad craving. This Power Salad is a systematically fresh bite of energy that will put that spark back into your lunch time.

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10. Radish Cucumber Salad

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Keep your salad rotation fresh and crisp with this Radish Cucumber Salad! This quick and easy bowl of garden goodies highlights juicy cucumbers and refreshing radishes. There's a sprinkle of creamy feta cheese and tangy dill, plus a drizzle of citrusy vinaigrette to add a little more flavor and fun. You could even add some protein to Radish Cucumber Salad to make it a yummy meal, or simply serve it as a nourishing side for your favorite main course. No matter how you enjoy it, it's sure to be a ravishingly delicious experience!

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11. Corn Feta Salad

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Add something fresh and flirty to your next meal! Corn Feta Salad will captivate your palate in a whole new way. Fresh-from-the-ear sweet corn is dressed to impress with some crumbled feta cheese, plus jalapeño to spice things up a bit, and a delightful rumba of flavor from your favorites like parsley, mint, flaky sea salt, and fresh lime juice. With a drizzling of olive oil, all the tastes of Corn Feta Salad join into an exciting new way to serve a side dish. Fresh has never been so attractive!

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12. Green Goddess Chopped Salad

Green Goddess Chopped Salad

Green Goddess Chopped Salad is emerald in its flavors and in its appearance! A mix of crunchy cabbage, juicy cucumbers, and hearty kale all mixed with fluffy and nutty quinoa make the base of this divine dish. The dressing is tangy, bright, and extra herbaceous, with a verdant vibrancy of flavor and seasoning that makes this mix of veggies the best part of the meal! Green Goddess Chopped Salad will bless your table with a salad that you'll never forget!

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13. Easy Cowboy Salad

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When you're ready to kick off your boots and hang up your hat for the day, a crunchy feast the size of Texas is in store for you! Easy Cowboy Salad knows you've had a long, grueling day rounding up and wrangling all kinds of things, and you simply do not have it in you to spend hours in the kitchen! Well, buckle up bucko because this crispy salad, topped with the most flavorful Tex-Mex beef this side of the Mississippi, is what's gonna be waiting for you. Crunchy nacho-flavored tortilla chips, salty cheese, and tangy Catalina dressing brand this bowl of goodness and are sure to help make sure you're filled to the brim! Yeehaw! Easy Cowboy Salad will take you off into the sunset for a delicious, relaxing, no-stress kind of dinner!

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14. Favorite Brie Salad

Favorite Brie Salad

It's not called Favorite Brie Salad because it's our favorite; it's because it will be YOUR favorite soon enough! A crisp bed of greens, with crunchy pecans and juicy apples, and of course the creamy, heavenly brie cheese bites... that would be fantastic even without the dressing! But the dressing just makes it all the better, with an infusion of warm fall flavors thanks to the apple cider mixed in! This Favorite Brie Salad is beloved, and for some very good reasons!

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15. Southwest's Best Salad

Southwest's Best Salad

The Southwest's Best Salad draws from that ever-magical font-of-flavor, the Cobb Salad. It has rows of toppings forming a rainbow of tantalizing favorites, but this time drawing from the Southwest for inspiration; in addition to succulent bacon and savory chicken, there are hearty and creamy black beans and sharp Mexican cheese. Plus, the dressing is made of creamy avocado and sunny lemon juice to bring a hint of the desert sun to the salad. Southwest's Best Salad might just be your best salad yet!

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What salad are you going to try next? Get ready to feel fresh and ready to take on whatever's next!

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