Fresh new salads with nuts and dried fruit

Fresh new salads with nuts and dried fruit

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to whip out those tasty, colorful lunchtime salads. We’ve narrowed down some of our favorites, made with our very own ingredients.

Bacon and Brussels Sprout Salad

Quick and easy, this salad is the perfect go-to for any lunch outside in the sun. We’d even say grab yourself a glass of lemonade to complete the meal – at least that’s what we did.

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 orange
  • 1 minced Shallot
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Crumbled cooked bacon
  • 4 dozen Brussel sprouts
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup grated pecorino cheese

Steal the Show Salad

Looking for the picture perfect, mouth-watering snack? Well, we’ve got it for you right here with a beautiful apple, walnut, and cranberry salad.

  • Your choices of greens
  • Candied walnuts
  • Dried cranberries
  • Sliced apples
  • Onions
  • Simple house dressing

Bring on the (Tropical) Fruit

There’s no mistake that fruit snacks are a summertime favorite.

  • 2 cups fresh pineapple
  • 2 mangos
  • 1 papaya
  • 4 kiwis
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 limes (for juice)
  • Coconut flakes

Honey Mustard Cranberry

Sometimes salads are about more than just the salad – sometimes the dressing steals the show. See for yourself with this yummy honey mustard dressing.


  • 12 oz Brussel sprouts
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup pecans

Honey Mustard Dressing

  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • ⅓ cup olive oil

It’s Kale Time Baby

We don’t know about you, but we may or may not have a secret obsession with kale.

  • 1 garlic
  • 2 apples
  • 6 cups kale
  • 3 cups pecans
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 13 tsp apple cider vinegar

Which salad will you be tossing up first? Let us know in the comments below!

Written by Christina Orso

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