Classic Summer Salads

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Get fit and be refreshed with these amazing summer salad recipes!

Having that bikini-ready body is quite difficult. That is especially true during this summer season when all we want to consume are delicious and refreshing sweet treats. With the scorching heat of the sun, it is a lot harder to resist consuming a full tub of ice cream on your own. But is there really no way to stay fit and healthy during the year’s hottest season?

For your information, you can enjoy the summer season without sacrificing your health. In fact, here are some of the refreshing and healthy summer salad recipes that can help you achieve the body that is fit for a bikini:

Watermelon, Avocado and Mint Salad with Feta Cheese

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Fruits, veggies and mint—what’s not to love about this salad? You can grab the complete list of ingredients by heading to Foolproof Living.

Slice all of the ingredients into cubes and place it in a large bowl. Create the dressing by using a whisk to mix the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper all together. Drizzle the resulting mixture over the salad. Stir well to combine. Using a stretch film, cover the bowl and allow it to marinade for about 30 minutes. You can place it in the fridge for best results. Before serving, crumble feta cheese and sprinkle it on top.

Now, that’s a great balance between fruity, minty and healthy! Up next, let us enjoy an Italian take on the classic summer salad.

Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Reduction

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Who will be able to resist the perfect combination of tomato and cheese? You can grab the complete list of ingredients by heading to Little Broken.

Prepare the balsamic reduction by allowing the balsamic vinegar to boil in a saucepan placed over medium-high heat. Allow to boil for 20 to 30 minutes. Cover the pan only partially. Arrange the slices of mozzarella, tomato and basil leaves vertically in a casserole dish. Make sure that you alternate each ingredient. Drizzle olive oil on top. Afterward, drizzle the balsamic reduction on top. Sprinkle pepper and salt as a finishing touch.

This salad has Italian and summer written all over it! Lastly, we have

Cucumber and Dill Summer Salad

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This veggie salad is a perfect match for your summer barbecues. You can grab the complete list of ingredients by heading to Simply Anchored.

Using a chef’s knife, slice the cucumbers thinly. Do the same with your onions. Place it in a bowl, add the cucumbers and toss everything well. Add 2 teaspoon of salt. Add 3 tablespoons of non-fat Greek yogurt. Mix well. Remove stems from the dill and slice it thinly too. Add it to the salad and toss well.

Who says salads have to be bland and boring? These classic summer salad recipes will surely not satisfy your tummy but your taste buds and your summer cravings too!