When it comes to lunch, we like to stick to fresh, light and healthy foods to avoid an afternoon slump. One easy way to stay energized all day and to squeeze in more greens, vegetables and fruits is to make a big salad for lunch. Whether you’re at home during the day or prep it before you head into the office in the morning, we’ve got five easy lunch salads for you to test out this week!
Spring Salad And Arugula Hummus
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This farmer’s market-inspired salad is fresh, healthy and colorful, and gets a creamy texture from arugula hummus. The best part? The recipe makes extra hummus for snacks to enjoy throughout the rest of the week. (Tag her if you pin the image from your site or post it on Instagram: @loveandlemons)
Avocado Chickpea Salad
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This simple vegetarian salad packs protein thanks to garbanzo beans. Plus, it has minimal ingredients, making it easy to whip up before work.
Avocado Caprese Salad
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Take advantage of the fresh, juicy tomatoes while they’re still in season with this caprese salad with avocado. It’s like summer in a bowl!
Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad
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Crunchy, sweet, crisp and hearty—this apple cranberry walnut salad is full of healthy antioxidants and is just the thing to get you pumped for the autumn season that’s just around the corner.
Tomato, Cucumber, Avocado Salad
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Not into lettuce? No problem! Salads definitely don’t need leaves, and this one proves it. All you need are tomatoes, avocado, cucumbers, feta and dressing. One thing to note: if you make it ahead, be sure to wait to add the avocado until you’re ready to eat it!