No matter the weather, nothing tastes better than a refreshing salad. Here’s a round up of 24 Paleo-friendly salads that will keep you satisfied with fresh and light ingredients.
Who says tacos aren’t Paleo? This taco salad is bursting with flavor and completely primal! The recipe is simple to make and a great meal to prep ahead of time.
Sweet, fresh melons are the ideal companion to salty prosciutto. The berries, chives and lemony dressing emphasize the flavors. This salad is especially satisfying on a warm summer’s evening.
Just because it isn’t winter, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this sweet winter salad in the summer. The Brussels sprouts with the sweetness of apples and raisins make this a hearty dish.
This nutrient rich salad packs a crunch thanks to the kale and carrot slivers. The veggies pair well with lime tahini, giving it a mighty mix of flavor.
Here’s a simple and tasty salad that can be thrown together in minutes using some leftover chicken and is perfectly Paleo!
What’s not to love in this savory dish? Bits of crispy bacon and hints of lime accompany every bite of sweet potato, making it a kitchen favorite.
This “Power Bowl” makes for a healthy, no-fuss dinner. The ingredients are hearty, energizing and beautiful when plated together.
While this meal only requires a few ingredients, it’s packed with flavor and healthy omega-3s. The honey coconut dressing brings an exotic flavor that’s light and fresh.
What better way to celebrate spring than with a wonderful mix of fresh vegetables brought to life with a vibrant dressing? PS: You can swap the recipe’s plain walnuts with this honey and maca walnut mix for an even sweeter taste.
This recipe goes with almost any meat dish, especially during the summer months when tomatoes can be purchased vine-ripened and full of flavor.
You can enjoy this one hot or cold, making it one of the more versatile salads on this list. Serve it with a little olive oil and lemon juice dressing to cut through the bacon flavor.
This fruit salad is packed with vitamin C and papain, which is great for digestion. Eat this for breakfast, lunch or dessert… we won’t judge you if you pick all three.
Not your regular ‘ol coleslaw recipe. The salmon slaw is protein-packed and filled with crunchy cabbage and tons of flavor. It can be served as a side or as a light entrée.
This ensemble combines homemade mayonnaise and avocado for a creamy salad. It’s perfect topped on a bed of greens or in lettuce cups.
Say hello to THE Epic Paleo Salad. It’s a lunch that will hold you over until dinner, and then some. Packed with a gorgeous array of fresh vegetables, this hefty meal goes great with chicken, beef or seafood.
You get so many nutritional benefits from this savory salad. Apple cider vinegar, hemp seeds, and flaxseed oil make this a bowl of superfoods.
Here’s another salad that’s easy to make but doesn’t skimp on flavor. It’s great for when you want to grab a quick, healthy lunch or dinner.
This Paleo take on an all-time favorite salad, the traditional Cobb, comes from Primal Palate. The fresh veggies, warm chicken and hard boiled eggs make this eclectic mix feel like comfort food!
Another gem by Linda Wagner, this salad takes only minutes to whip together and brings all the familiar flavors without the soy and MSG.
This crunchy fresh salad hails from Run Wiki and takes less than 10 minutes to make. Plus, it makes a perfect side dish to roasted chicken. The combination of apples and carrots give this slaw a sweet tartness.
Nothing says summer like exotic fruit and a seafood combination from The Live Fit Girls. This Tropical Shrimp Salad will have you daydreaming of tropical beaches far, far away.
Tasting Page‘s Paleo crab salad fits perfectly in lettuce cups and creates a satisfying meal on a warm summer night.
Another take on the traditional Cobb salad is this strawberry version courtesy of Plaid & Paleo. Its tangy poppyseed dressing and bright fruit make it irresistible in the summer months.
For the particularly carnivorous, this meaty salad uses juicy, marinated beef for a rich and zesty salad. Plaid & Paleo notes that the marinade breaks down the meat, resulting in tender bites — a good tip to apply to any protein!
We hope this roundup inspires you to get in lots of healthy greens this summer and lighten things up. Stay tuned for a Paleo salad dressing roundup coming your way next week!