Whether you’re looking for prep-ahead lunches to eat on the go or light and fresh dinners that are ready when you get home, these Mason Jar Salads are a perfect solution for busy schedules! Prepare a batch on Sunday and the fruits and veggies will stay fresh and crisp all week long!
Hey, friends! Holy cow, we had a busy week! I’ve got a new salad dressing recipe to share with you today, but first…Between Mother’s Day, Casey’s birthday, Field Day, the Preakness, and soccer…I feel like we never stopped (and that’s not a complaint, just a fact)! We’re looking ahead at the last few days of school, so my boys are amped up on end-of-the-year excitement. Wish me luck this week as we transition into a new season…
A simple Layered Cornbread Salad comes together in just 20 minutes, creating a show-stopping potluck dish that only looks like you spent hours in the kitchen. The decadent combination of sweet cornbread, crispy bacon, and sharp cheddar cheese is paired with fresh, crisp veggies for a salad that will add a touch of Southern twang to your next meal!
Full of simple and fresh ingredients, Aunt Bee’s Shrimp and Pasta Salad has been a family-favorite for decades! It’s the perfect side dish for your next cookout, an easy option for a weeknight dinner, or a refreshing make-ahead lunch option. This multi-tasking recipe will soon become a regular in your kitchen as well!
Along with asparagus, peas are one of the most quintessential spring veggies and they have always been popular with my boys. Instead of serving up the usual steamed frozen peas that appear on our dinner plates throughout the year, I decided that the fresh spring peas deserved a more special treatment in the form of this Southern Pea Salad. It’s cool, crispy, and packed full of sweet flavors. Even my non-pea-loving husband likes this dish!
With layers of chicken, apples, cranberries, blue cheese, and pecans, these Apple Harvest Mason Jar Salads with Cider Vinaigrette are an easy and healthy lunch-on-the-go. Prep ahead and keep salads fresh in your refrigerator for days with this simple technique!
A simple and fast 10-minute salad is topped with Honey-Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken for a quick, cool, and healthy lunch or dinner. This Grilled Chicken, Nectarine and Walnut Salad is a forkful of summer in every bite!
These healthy, high-protein Thai Chicken and Quinoa Salad Bowls are loaded with cool and crisp veggies, garnished with bold and crunchy almonds, and smothered in a creamy Almond Sesame Dressing. With so much flavor and texture, this is a 15-minute meal that will fill you up and keep you going through your workouts, summer adventures, and busy workdays!
This light, healthy, and fresh Southwestern Chicken Ramen Salad is an easy side dish for cookouts or picnics, a simple make-ahead dinner, or an easy lunch to keep on hand. Loaded with veggies and dressed in a homemade Southwestern Lime Vinaigrette, it’s a flavorful dish that’s full of satisfying tastes and textures!
Layering ingredients in a jar is the most effective way to prepare a salad ahead of time and still keep everything fresh for days. Make these Chicken Bacon and Ranch Mason Jar Salads and you will have delicious and satisfying grab-and-go lunches ready and waiting for your busy week!
This salty, sweet, creamy, and crunchy Strawberry Pretzel Fluff is sure to be a hit at all of your summer parties! It’s an easy 10-minute dessert salad that disappears FAST at any potluck, picnic, cookout, or other festive gathering!
In just 10 minutes you can toss together this flavorful and healthy Sesame Ginger Snap Pea Salad! It’s the perfect Asian-inspired side dish to take advantage of fresh spring vegetables!
Loaded with fresh veggies, olives, artichoke hearts, and feta cheese and then dressed in a yogurt-based garlic and cucumber Tzatziki Sauce, this Light and Creamy Greek Pasta Salad is a flavorful side dish or vegetarian main course that’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, and make-ahead lunches this season! Best of all, this quick and easy recipe is ready in about 20 minutes!
With only about 10 minutes of prep (and no cooking!) you can prepare these healthy Chicken Taco Mason Jar Salads to keep in your refrigerator for a busy week ahead! Whether you serve them as portable lunches or last-minute dinners, these salads are loaded with fresh veggies and almost 40 grams of protein for a nutritious and satisfying meal at any time of day!
As the weather gets warmer, light and healthy dinners seem more and more appealing. This shortcut Salmon Cobb Salad with Light Avocado Dressing is an easy high-protein meal that’s piled high with flavorful, nutritious ingredients!
A spring celebration wouldn’t be complete without this “Spring Fling” Fluff Fruit Salad! Perfect for bridal showers, baby showers, birthdays, and Easter, it’s a bright, fresh, and fun fruit salad that showcases all of the season’s best produce!
This is the salad that I can’t stop eating…and it couldn’t be easier! Meghan’s 4-Ingredient Party Salad tastes fancy enough for all of your special holiday meals this season, but it’s so fast and simple that you’ll want to serve it every night of the week!
This Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing celebrates the bounty of the season in a beautiful combination of tastes and textures. From crunchy toasted pecans to tender roasted acorn squash, crispy juicy apples to tart dried cranberries, it’s a healthy Thanksgiving side dish that won’t weigh you down!
Bring this smooth and creamy Peanut Butter and Jelly Fluff to your next potluck, party, or family gathering! Studded with fresh grapes and marshmallows, it’s a salty and sweet side dish or dessert that nobody can resist!
Need a quick and healthy side dish, breakfast, or snack this season? Packed full of clean eating ingredients, this Light and Creamy Apple Salad is such a treat, and it’s ready in about 10 minutes!
No potluck party or summer cookout is complete without plenty of delicious sides to accompany your grilled meats. Don’t miss this absolutely delicious Lightened-Up Broccoli Salad, which is packed with a variety of textures and flavors for a crowd-pleasing side dish that comes together in just minutes!
Skip the mayo in a traditional chicken salad and toss together this healthy and flavorful Thai Peanut Chicken Salad! Whether you serve it on a bed of lettuce, in a wrap, or on a sandwich, this is one make-ahead lunch or dinner option that the whole family can agree on!
My Southern Peach Salad with Green Goddess Dressing is the salad of the summer! This fresh mixture is bursting with flavor and a variety of textures, thanks to the sweet and juicy peaches, crunchy pecans, tangy blue cheese, and creamy avocado. Top it all off with a easy fresh herb dressing, and you’ll never want another mediocre iceberg wedge again!
A rainbow of fresh vegetables come together in this crisp, sweet and simple Summer Corn Salad. This healthy and delicious side dish is the perfect addition to your next family dinner, potluck, or cookout with friends!