Shrimp Caesar Salad

This might be controversial, but am I the only one who adds LOTS of water to creamy salad dressing??😅 It has nothing to do with diet culture (lowering calorie count) and ALL to do with how it coats the lettuce so much better, idk maybe just me 🤷🏼‍♀️


Ingredients:

Butter lettuce
Grilled lemon garlic shrimp
Parmesan cheese
Kalamata olives
Watered down creamy Caesar dressing (I swear it’s so good 😂)

Pasta Salad


Sometimes the best lunches are super simple. This pasta salad..was the PERFECT lunch, dinner and snack this week 🥗


Ingredients:

Shell pasta noodles
Halved cherry tomatos
Chopped spinach
Yellow peppers
Cheddar cheese
Lite Italian dressing
Salt and pepper to taste

Vegan Lunch Bowl


I’ll probably never be fully vegan again, but this is my soft launch into being vegan sometimes…because vegan meals can absolutely slap 👋🏼 🌱


Ingredients:

Brown rice
Black beans
Sautéd yellow onion
Sautéd spinach
Sliced avocado
Diced cherry tomatoes

Spinach Salad

Nothing beats a simple spinach salad on a busy busy BUSY day! 🕰 Especially a “clean out the fridge” spinach salad! 🥗


Ingredients:

2 cups spinach
Cherry tomatoes
Air fried chicken tenders
Green onion
Lite Cesar dressing

Strawberry Walnut Summer Salad

This is my official goodbye to summer. ☀️ It is officially (in my opinion) pumpkin/spooky season 🎃 To celebrate the end of summer, I made my FAVORITE summer salad 🥗


Ingredients:

Spinach
Sliced strawberries
Candied walnuts (sautéd in a pan with 1 tbsp maple syrup and cinnamon)
Crumbled feta cheese
Homemade raspberry dressing (1 tbsp raspberry preserves, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp lemon juice)

Vegan Mediterranean Bowl

Can we have a moment for my moms vegan cooking? 😍 My mom recently decided to start eating more plant based and she is doing SO GOOD! 👏🏼 These vegan Mediterranean bowls are so easy and seriously…the perfect meal ♥️


Ingredients:

1/2 cup brown rice
Baked veggies (broccoli, sweet potato, & zucchini)
Diced tomato
Diced avocado
Kalamata olives
Topped with a drizzle of homemade garlic hummus)

Choosing Balance Pasta Salad


Pasta salad anyone? 🥗 THANK YOU again to @choosing_balance for the incredible recipe inspiration 😍


Ingredients:

1 12 oz box pasta
1 avocado diced
1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
1/3 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
1/3 cup sliced cucumber
1/4 cup red onion
1/4 cup lite Italian dressing
Salt and pepper to taste

Taco Salad Meal Prep

PERFECT MEAL PREP ALERT 🚨 We all know, tacos are the best food on the planet. But they don’t make the best leftovers 🌮 I created a little taco salad with leftovers from our taco Tuesday and it did not disappoint! ❤️


Ingredients:

Spinach (as salad base)
Brown rice with cilantro and Only Salt.Co from my Clean Fit Box
Corn
Mashed avocado with lemon juice and salt
Black beans
Shredded chicken breast
Salsa

Fruit Salad

Fruit salad is ALWAYS the answer 🍓 I am obsessed with fresh fruit bowls. The secret ingredient? 🤫 A little bit of honey 🍯 and a little bit of lemon juice 🍋 mixed together and drizzled over the top of your fruit bowl 🍇


Ingredients:

Sliced strawberries
Sliced banana
Raspberries
Green grapes

Loaded Veggie Salad

Another day, another “empty out the fridge” salad! 🥗 This salad was filling and dense with nutrients to fuel my body for the whole day 💪🏼💪🏼


Ingredients:

Shredded arugula and spinach
Sautéd ground turkey with cilantro and brown rice
Diced cucumbers
Diced tomatoes
Orange bell pepper
1 tbsp hummus

Avocado, Tomato, and Feta Salad

I am so in love with fresh salads, but sometimes not in the mood for lettuce. 🥬 This easy and fresh salad is the perfect treat 😊


Ingredients:

Cubed feta cheese
Sliced cherry tomatoes
Cubed avocado
Drizzle olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Salad Pita Pocket


LETS TALK ABOUT SALAD PITA POCKETS 🥗 I always forget about these but today, I ordered a salad form California Chicken Cafe in Los Angeles and it came with these cute little pita pockets 🥙 I decided to stuff my California Chicken Salad (complete with lettuce, tomato, white meat chicken, avocado, feta cheese, carrots, bell peppers, broccoli, croutons, and pasta) right into the pita pocket and it was DELISH 🥰