10 Superfood Salad Recipes That Pack a Punch

By Jeanette Morelan on March 28, 2016

With such a wide variety of beautiful produce coming into season, it’s never been easier to eat well (and feel well). These trending recipes feature key ingredients to fuel your body in all the right ways.


Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

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Three things you'll love about this salad—avocado, rich in healthy fats; strawberries, packed with vitamin C and antioxidants; and spinach, a major asset for bone health. (Plus a poppy seed dressing that's to die for!)

Gimme Some Oven


Grilled Ginger Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad

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This textured salad boasts two key superfoods: fiber-packed almonds and ginger, which is a natural anti-inflammatory.

Cooking Classy


Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinagrette

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This superfood's so popular, Beyoncé put it on a sweatshirt. Get your fill of kale in this bright and citrusy salad.

Damn Delicious


Superfood Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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Quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids, while black beans provide an essential protein boost.

Iowa Girl Eats


Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Avocado & Lemon Basil Dressing

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This hearty salad is packed with quinoa and avocado for your daily requirements of protein and healthy fats. We love the lemon basil dressing, too!

Two Peas and Their Pod


BBQ Cauliflower Salad

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The phytochemicals in cauliflower have demonstrated success in cancer prevention—and this southwest-inspired take is completely crave-able.

Fork and Beans


Brain Power Salad

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Fuel your noggin with antioxidant-rich blueberries, omega-packed salmon, and a dressing that boasts brain-boosting chia seeds.

Gimme Some Oven


Rainbow Detox Salad

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This colorful salad has a broccoli and red cabbage base—both are rich in vitamins and antioxidants, while the addition of avocado helps with nutrient absorption.

Detox DIY


Colorful Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach

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Beets take the cake when it comes to vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants—and this raw salad is loaded with plenty of other great ingredients, too.

Cookie and Kate


Mexican Grilled Salmon Salad with Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

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This spicy salad is packed with salmon and avocado, and finished with Greek yogurt dressing (a great source of probiotics).

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