8 Scrumptious Summer Salads

8 Summer Salads_Spring2015_Title Eeeesh!! It feels like I've been gone for months again. I know, I know, I'm sorry! This Spring has been incredibly busy, but in a good way! Not only have we been having some gorgeous weather (look at this tree budding in our yard)....


...but I've been very busy as well with client photo sessions, family time, and a few parties we've hosted...like this one we had a few weeks ago for our gender reveal! Words out, we're having another...


BOY!!! Very much looking forward to Sawyer having a little brother. I hope I can handle all this testosterone!! Advice is welcome. ;)

This past week has also brought upon the worst illness for Sawyer to date. It is so incredible hard to see your little one in so much pain and discomfort. I wanted nothing more than to trade places with him. If I could find a silver lining, it would be all the cuddles and snuggles he gave me while he was fighting his nasty virus. Happy to say he is doing much better now.


Because of all the recent busyness, new recipe development has not been my top priority, but don't worry, I'm not going anywhere! I have SO many ideas brewing and I'll find the time to make them, I promise...I just can't promise WHEN. Until I'm able to experiment some more, I wanted to round up some of my favorite salad recipes from this here little blog, since it's that season for light, refreshing, HEALTHFUL, salads!! YUM! Just click the underlined link for the complete recipe.

1. Raw Brussels Sprouts and Carrot Salad


2. Watermelon Blueberry Mint Salad


3.  Chili Lime Shrimp Salad


4. Cucumber Radish Salad with Creamy Yogurt Dill Dressing


5. Broccoli Salad with Candied Pecans and Orange Vinaigrette


6. Apple, White Cheddar, and Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette


7. Balsamic Beet Salad with Feta


8. Everyday Spinach Salad