May is National Salad Month!

May is National Salad Month and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate some of our favorite fruits and veggies! As the temperature increases, spring salads are a menu must! Spruce up your salads with these unique salad recipes for everyone to enjoy all month long!

Kick off the first weekend of May with a delicious and nutritious Cinco de Mayo fiesta! For many, Cinco de Mayo celebrations are full of refreshing margaritas, crispy tortilla chips and tasty tacos. Healthy eaters will not feel left out with these Chipotle Broccoli Rabe Burrito Bowls. Packed with brown rice, black beans, jalapeño peppers, and capped with a spicy chipotle broccoli rabe, your dish will practically be overflowing with bold flavor.

The second weekend of May is the most important of all. Impress the best ladies in your life with this Chinese Tofu Chop Salad with Broccoli Rabe. Fresh, crunchy, sweet, and savory – this salad has it all. All of the vegetables are either shredded or chopped small so that the sweet and tangy dressing can evenly coat each bite. The boost of protein from the tofu makes it a wonderful lunch to fuel your afternoons as well.

Sometimes you just need an easy and delicious meal. This simple, yet refreshing Fennel and Arugula Salad the perfect side dish for the spring and summer months and can be whipped up just 10 minutes! Delicious and nutritious, both your palate and waistline will be thanking you.

End the month on a high note.  Add some red, white and blue to your Memorial Day Weekend spread with this Romaine Salad with Cactus Pear, Mixed Berries, Fennel, Apple and Basil Vinaigrette. This salad is a go-to for a filling, yet light, refreshing summer lunch. If cactus pears are not available near you, extra berries will do the trick!