Salad Recipes & Ideas – Easy

Salad Recipes & Ideas – Easy

Salad Recipes and ideas 

Oh I just love  good Salad recipes  and ideas – and let’s be clear here –  I’m a salad type of girl! But when I say salad I’m not taking about a limp bit of lettuce, a couple of slices of cucumber and a halved tomato!! No No, nope! 

Salads come in all sorts of forms and can be hot and cold and they are easy to make, filling and tasty! 

So I’ve gathered all my faves together in one place for you – they really are so good and NOT boring in the slightest 

You will see some are suitable for mains and some for sides. They are all so versitlie 

I hope you enjoy!

And find a salad for every occasion 🙂 


Salad recipes


If you fancy some salads and raving up your SALAD game these babies are perfect for serving and even better al fresco.


Lovely Easy Salad Recipes & Ideas, right here 

So let’s get started ….

1. No Mayo Coleslaw or as I like to call it Asian Slaw 

Sometimes it’s really great to have a zingy, healthy,  bright salad  and let me tell you this one is super 

So have a gander at this  easy slaw recipe and see just how easy it is! (it also only takes 10 minutes!) 




2. Perfect Potato Salad 

I love a good big old bowl of delicious potato salad. None of that slimy shop bought stuff, thank you 

Trust me this no nonsense potato salad recipe is the business 


potato salad recipe - easy


3. Mango, Black-bean & Avocado Salad (vegan too) 

This deliciously light and fruity Mango, Black bean & Avocado Salad, makes a great side or a great lunch.

It’s packed with goodness and the black beans add some protein – it tastes amazing, so  delicious! 


Bowl of mango & blacken salad


4. Easy Pasta Salad with Salami & Roquefort 

Now this beauty can be a full meal or simply a side. It’s such a tasty and filling pasta salad 

A delightful easy & filling Pasta Salad with Salami, Roquefort & Olives


Pasta Salad with Salami, Roquefort & Black Olives


5. Chickpea Salad, with avocado & artichokes (Vegan) 

My chickpea Salad with avocado & artichokes is so tasty and makes the perfect main, side or lunchbox staple – it’s as far away form a boring salad as you can get! 

Look at all the colours – I love chickpeas and they are a greta source of plant protein!!


A bowl of salad with chickpeas


6. Greek Style Pasta Salad 

So I love a Greek Salad – do you? I thus decided two make it into a meal or at least a very substantial side and added pasta.

It worked perfectly and it’s so good 

Have a go at this Greek Pasta Salad I’m sure you’ll love it 


Greek Pasta Salad - bowl of greek salad Greek Pasta Salad - ingredients Salad Recipe ideas



7. Easy Tuna Nicoise Salad

Just look at all those colours, how fresh and tasty does this Easy Tuna Nicoise Salad look?

Well let me tell you it tastes as good as it looks, I promise 

A delicious combination of tuna, tomatoes, warm new potatoes, olives, onions, eggs, green beans, lemon juice – so delicious 


Tuna Nicoise Salad, plated and ready to eat


8. Cauliflower Rice Salad 

I fancied a tasty salad , so I bought some cauliflower rice / or cauliflower cous cous – whatever you like to call it?

It’s neither rice or cous cous is it ha ha!  So I decided to make it the base for my salad (instead of carbs).

So I added loads of stuff to it and I have to say it’s mighty tasty and I will definitely be making it again.

This Cauliflower Rice Salad is a lovely ideas and  it’s low carb and super healthy – give it a go 


Cauliflower Salad



9. Tomato & Mozzarella Salad 

It’s up there with my all tike favourite of salads

The combination of sweet tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, basil;, pesto and olive oil just does it for me 

It makes the perfect meal, it’s also lovely as a side at a summer party 

This Tomato & Mozzarella is simple & quick to make too 


Easy Peasy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad


10.Asparagus Salad – Vegan

All hail the Asparagus, I love it, do you?!   I love is so much I developed this  delicious Asparagus Salad – Vegan too!

I also love chickpeas and artichokes, so there’s an abundance of those too 🙂 

Basically it was fridge and cupboard foraged!

Thrown together in a frenzy but one of those lovely accidents – tastes amazing!

It’s Vegetarian and Vegan, so everyones a winner!


Asparagus Salad


11. Avocado Salsa with sweetcorn, so easy 

I’ve had this Easy Avocado & Sweetcorn Salsa / salad on my blog for a very long time.

This is because it forms part of my Lime Chicken recipe.  

But it’s so damm good I’ve found myself having it a lot with lots of other dinners. I love it 

So I thought I’d post it as a recipe in its own right. I Love avocado recipes, so here’s another! 

It’s an easy beauty!

And do you know what you can blend the ingredients in whatever proportions you like, you can add other stuff too, such as pepper, carrot or mushrooms – just do it!


Lime Chicken with Sweetcorn & Avocado Salsa Salad recipe ideas


12. Fennel, Orange & Mint Salad 

Oh a delicious and healthy light Salad. Fennel, Orange & Mint Salad  – packed full of flavour. Its so good 

fennel salad



13. Sweet Potato & Feta Salad with pomegranate &pumpkin Seeds 

The most delicious and easy Sweet Potato & Feta Salad

Not only does it look beautiful it ois also delicious and nutritious 

Sweet Potato salad with pomegranate & pumpkin seeds - up close


Salad Supper Ideas

So not boring salads here! Pleas have a go at some of them – I’m sure you’ll love them 

Let me know how you get on – I love to have the feedback 

Big Love, Clare 


Oh and if you’re looking for salad Dressing Ideas 

Look no further – a complete guide to Salad Dressings – ideas 


Salad Dressing demystified (inc. Easy Peasy Mayonnaise)
Homemade healthy salad dressing in a small jar with a wisk


The Easy Slimming Group

I also have a Facebook Closed Group called Easy Peasy Slimming Style Recipes .

Come over and join this great honest community Facebook for Easy Peasy Slimming Recipes if you’re interested

 Just use the join button if you like real home cooked tasty easy food!!

We support encourage and laugh!!Loads of tips and tricks – I promise

Oh and why not join me on Instagram I’d love to see you there 🙂 


Much Love Clare x 




  1. Love the salad recipes 😊

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