These 6 salad recipes are the tastiest you’ll ever try that burn fat like crazy
Staying hydrated in the hot summer sun is a really challenging. Most of the people are consuming different kinds of refreshing drinks, but sometimes it doesn’t work. You can also hydrate your body through your proper diet, for example, eating delicious and refreshing salads!
The usual salads can be enriched by adding some refreshing fruits, such watermelon, blueberries or pineapple to all of your favorite salad greens!
Try our suggested recipes bellow, or be creative and add something of your choice. The great thing about salads is that all taste good!
To get the maximum benefits, when making them, use only fresh ingredients, and, visit your local farmer’s market to find organic vegetables and fruits.
6 Simple and Hydrating Summer Salads
1. Watermelon Feta Salad
– 1/4 cups sliced red onions
– 2 teaspoons lime juice
– 4 cups cubed watermelon
– 1 cup cubed cucumber
– 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
– Cilantro, salt, and pepper to taste
2. Top with fresh chopped cilantro, salt, and pepper.
3. Toss in the marinated red onions and the feta cheese.
4. Next, mix cubed cucumber and cubed watermelon.
5. Marinate the red onions in lime juice in a small bowl.
2. Orange Slice and Mixed Green Salad
– 4 cups of mixed greens
– 2 sweet oranges peeled
– Option: Cheese, walnuts, almonds
– 4 tablespoons olive oil
– 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
– ½ cup orange juice
– Salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar
1. Put the mixed greens (romaine, kale, and bok choy are good options) in a bowl.
2. Peel and section sweet oranges and mix in.
3. Make the dressing.
4. Add cheese, walnuts, and almonds for some extra substance.
– Arugula salad
– 1/2 red/purple grapes
– 1 cup chopped pineapple
– 1 cup diced melon
– ¼ cup orange juice
– 3 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 tablespoon vinegar
– 2 tablespoons honey
– 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
1. To a fresh bed of arugula salad, add grapes, chopped pineapple, and diced melon.
2. To make the dressing, add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
3. Top the dressing with toasted sesame seeds, then pour it over the salad.
4. Feta Cheese, Tomato, and Onion Salad
– 2 large onions
– 1 cup feta cheese
– 1 cup sliced baby tomatoes
– Optional: Salad greens
– Balsamic vinaigrette
– Toasted nuts
1. Thinly slice two large onions.
2. Combine with feta or goat cheese and sliced baby tomatoes.
3. Add to a bed of salad greens if you want, or eat the tomato, onion, cheese mixture on its own.
4. Dress with a balsamic vinaigrette and toasted nuts.
5. Zucchini Pasta Salad
– 2 cups zucchini cut into fine ribbons
– 1 cup shredded/julienned carrots
– 1 cup cherry tomatoes
– Vinaigrette (bought or homemade pesto)
– Mint leaves
– Cheese (feta and goat cheese are good options)
1. Cut the zucchini into fine ribbons.
2. Mix in the carrots and the cherry tomatoes.
3. Next, add a vinaigrette of your choice (or a homemade pesto).
4. Top the salad with mint leaves and a cheese of your choice.
6. Blueberry, Cucumber and Arugula Salad
2 cups cucumber
3 cups arugula
1 cup blueberries
1. Peel and slice two cups of cucumber.
2. Mix in the arugula and the blueberries.
3. Dress with a light vinaigrette and top with sunflower seeds.