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Salad in 15 Minutes or Less

In the winter, I enjoy spending time in a warm kitchen, stirring a pot of simmering goodness with a roast chicken in the oven. But in the summer, I aim to spend more time outside enjoying my meal than inside cooking it.

15-minute summer salads to the rescue!

With peak-season fruit (berries, melons and stone fruit), pantry staples (beans and grains) and leftovers (rotisserie chicken, grilled steak and veggies), you can make a big impressive salad in just a little time. (And save money with coupons and sure deals too!)

Here are my top five seasonal salads for meals on the fly:

  1. Mixed greens + grapes + crumbled 365 Everyday Value® Feta Cheese + balsamic vinaigrette

  2. Chopped romaine + chopped cantaloupe + shredded rotisserie chicken + sliced cucumber + 365 Everyday Value® Organic Peanut Sauce

  3. Arugula + garbanzo beans + artichoke quarters + chopped 365 Everyday Value® Organic Peppered Turkey Jerky + Italian dressing

  4. Spinach + diced watermelon + halved grape tomatoes + goat cheese + 365 Everyday Value® Organic Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

  5. Shredded kale + diced avocado + diced mango + black beans + lime juice

What’s your favorite quick and easy summer salad? Let me know in the comments section below.