Eating healthier in the new year is definitely a resolution I hope to keep this year, starting with these 5 Simple, Salad Recipes to Eat Healthier in the New Year!

5 Simple Salad Recipes to Eat Healthier in the New Year!
Start the year right with healthy salads!

Healthy Salad recipes to start the year right

If you’ve vowed to yourself that you will include a healthy salad dish in your diet, we got you some recipes to start up. Check them all out, then make some for yourself, and for the whole family!

Related: The Easiest Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe…Ever!

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5 Simple Salad Recipes to Eat Healthier in the New Year!
Cucumber salad is so yummy!

1. Easy Cucumber Salad Recipe

For the first on the list, we chose a very flavorful combination of cucumber, Greek yogurt, and a handful of different spices. You’ll be surprised by how good it is!

Ingredients Needed To Make Easy Cucumber Salad:

  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, sliced
  • 2 Cucumbers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons Dill, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

How To Make Easy Cucumber Salad:

  1. Mix everything together!
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Simply healthy!

2. Radish Salad with Feta Cheese Recipe

Impress the family with this simple salad recipe. Oh, how we love feta cheese on salads!

Ingredients Needed to Make Radish Salad with Feta Cheese:

For the Salad:

  • 4 medium Radishes, sliced thin
  • 2 Tablespoons of Pine Nuts, roasted
  • 3 cups Arugula and Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Red Onions, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Feta Cheese

For the Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon Mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • Pepper, to taste

Here’s a new salad recipe that is really easy in a pinch. Burnt Macaroni‘s Radish Salad with Feta Cheese recipe also has a wonderful Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing you will love!

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Caesar salad is on the list, of course!

3. Tasty Traditional Caesar Salad

When it comes to healthy salad recipes, our traditional caesar salad is always present. Start the year with this dish on your table!

Ingredients Needed To Make Traditional Caesar Salad:

For the dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • A dash of Worcestershire Sauce
  • Pinch of Garlic Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Pinch of Salt

For the Salad:

  • 1/2 bag Shredded Romaine Lettuce
  • 5 Grape Tomatoes
  • Parmesan Cheese, shredded
  • Handful of Croutons

How To Make Traditional Caesar Salad:

  1. First, in a jar or bowl, add mayo, milk, dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, salt, and pepper, then mix.
  2. Then, combine romaine lettuce, tomatoes, and croutons in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add dressing and mix again.
  4. Next, add Parmesan cheese and more pepper and then combine again.
5 Simple Salad Recipes to Eat Healthier in the New Year!
Look at that salad!

4. Salad in a Jar with Poppy Seed Dressing

Bring this easy Salad in a Jar recipe wherever you like. YOu can even serve it on a fun family outing, or simply on a fun family cookout!

Ingredients Needed To Make Salad In A Jar With Poppy Seed Dressing:

Candied Pistachios:

  • 1 cup Pistachios, with the shell removed
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon

Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • A Tablespoon of Sesame Seeds
  • 1  6-oz. container Greek Strawberry Yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons Sour Cream
  •  1/4 cup Mayo
  • 3 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Poppy Seeds

This is one of my all-time favorite salads! Burnt Macaroni’s Salad in a Jar with Poppy Seed Dressing (unavailable) is perfect to take with you to work or even on a family picnic!

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This salad is so healthy!

5. Chicken and Avocado Salad Recipe

Chicken and avocado salad are packed with the vitamins, minerals, and protein you need. Add some fruits and it’s a really good kid-friendly salad!

Ingredients Needed To Make Chicken and Avocado Salad:

  • Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1 Avocado, chopped
  • 6 cups Spinach and Arugula
  • 1/4 Red Onion, sliced
  • 6 Strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Feta Cheese
  • Use Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing

How To Make Chicken and Avocado Salad:

  1. First, in a bowl, add the spinach/arugula, red onion, strawberries, and chicken.
  2. Next, spread dressing on top and mix.
  3. Add feta cheese.
  4. Serve.
5 Simple Salad Recipes to Eat Healthier in the New Year!
We love good healthy food!

Healthy Recipes for the Whole Family

Does your family like salads? Which one is their favorite?

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  1. I just made that chicken recipe the other day and lemmie tell you, brining the chicken makes it so tender it’s delicious!