15 Fresh and Creative Ways to Celebrate #NationalSaladMonth This May

RecWednesdaysBadge2Welcome back to Recipe Wednesday; another avenue to promote your very best content, this time in the form of your most favorite recipes on your blog. Each Wednesday when you visit HLB you’ll find the theme for the newest recipe round up.

Some weeks our themes read like cookbook chapters, spotlight ingredients or flavors, or simply request the best recipe for a certain situation. Find an appropriate recipe from your blog archives to fit the theme and add to the link up. Or be inspired to create a new theme-friendly dish worth posting about before next Wednesday.

Each week we feature a handful of our favorite recipes from our HLB Members [learn how to become a Member here: HLB Membership How-To,] giving even more exposure to some of the best you’ve shared from your own kitchen. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Today we are celebrating May being National Salad Month by featuring some of our favorite Salad Recipes from around the HLB community:

Breakfast Salad for One from Lauren Lives Healthy // “A quick & easy breakfast salad perfect for lazy weekends and Sunday brunch. Fresh greens, heirloom tomatoes, a fried egg and pesto make a winning combo!”

Roasted Vegetable Winter Salad from Treble in the Kitchen // “This Roasted Vegetable Winter Salad is versatile! Roasted winter seasonal vegetables tossed with a creamy almond-butter based dressing are the perfect side dish or base to a rice/grain bowl!

Farro Salad with Tomatoes and Herbs from On Tap for Today // “This farro salad makes a great (and easy, per usual for my recipes) side dish for summer parties…This recipe is vegetarian and serves 8 (-ish).  Substitute quinoa for farro to make this salad gluten-free and omit the feta to make the recipe vegan.” 

Blackened Chicken Cobb Salad from Eating Bird Food // “This blackened chicken Cobb salad tops the charts in my book. I love how much flavor is packed in each bite and how simple it is to create. Bonus points: it’s a great salad to prep ahead of time! Paleo, grain-free, low-carb and keto-friendly.” 

Kale Salad with Creamy Thai Peanut Dressing from Hello to Fit // “Kale Salad With Creamy Thai Peanut Dressing will rock your world! Massaged lacinato kale, veggies, and the creamiest That peanut dressing make for a perfect side dish, main dish…you name it.” 

Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples from Nutritionist Reviews // “Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Cheddar and Apples features fresh kale, pomegranates, apples and cheddar cheese with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette for the perfect hearty salad!”

Salmon and Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing from Running in a Skirt // “This simple and delicious Salmon Kale Salad recipe comes together in less than 20 minutes!”

Chopped Greek Salad with Walnuts from Zen and Spice // “This Chopped Greek Salad is a meal in itself – crunchy veggies combined with savory goat cheese and heart-healthy walnuts, tossed with an olive oil dressing and plenty of fresh herbs and salty Kalamata olives.” 

Heart Healthy Blueberry Spinach Salad from Kim’s Cravings // “This Heart Healthy Blueberry Spinach Salad is a light and refreshing salad completely loaded with good stuff: sweet apple slices, blueberries, feta cheese, walnuts, fibrous heart healthy spinach and tossed in a flavorful balsamic vinegar.” 

Salmon Salad with Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette from Amee’s Savory Dish // “This salmon salad is perfect for a hot summer day or busy weeknight meal! I love big salads for dinner in the summertime.  It keeps my kitchen cool and makes clean-up a breeze.”

Thai Steak Salad with Kale and Cashews from Healthy Delicious // “With bold, vibrant flavors, this paleo-friendly Thai Steak Salad will get you excited to eat your greens…”

Pulled Pork Fajita Salad with Pineapple Salsa from The Lean Green Bean // “Pulled Pork Fajita Salad is the perfect way to transform leftover pulled pork into a healthy new lunch or dinner. A pineapple black bean salsa and a light cilantro-lime dressing add extra flavor!”

Cold Noodle Salad with Miso Peanut Sauce from Veggie Chick // “This Cold Noodle Salad with Miso-Peanut Sauce is crazy easy and can be made in under 20 minutes. It’s also extremely versatile, with the option to swap out veggies or add proteins like tofu or seitan.”

Easy Paleo Taco Salad with Plantain Chips from Hungry Hobby // “Craving Mexican food? This paleo ground beef taco salad is a healthy and delicious way to give in! Ready in 20 minutes and perfect for an easy meal prep!”

Breakfast Salad with Blueberry Dijon Dressing from Sinful Nutrition // “Before you throw this one out of your breakfast arsenal, hear me out. It’s got poached eggs, buttered toast croutons and blueberry dijon dressing. You got your toast, eggs, and maple syrup all up in there.”

Now it’s time for the link up!  Find a salad recipe on your blog and link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some of the best salads we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #SaladRecipes

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

Please limit yourself to 2 recipes per blogger. If you enjoy our weekly roundups, we’d love if you shared about Recipe Wednesdays with your blends and followers!

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