Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Recipe Roundup: 9 Salads Perfect for Summer

Recipe Roundup: 9 Salads Perfect for Summer

I’m not sure about the rest of the US, but in California we’ve had unbearably hot temperatures lately. Even in an area of the state that’s supposed to be cooler, we’ve been having triple digit temperatures. I work outside several days a week during the peak of the heat and I would love to go home and enjoy the air conditioning but I don’t have air conditioning in my apartment due to the fact that most people say that there are only 2 hot weeks in Napa. I beg to differ. The best I can do is eat foods that don’t require heating up the oven, like salads. I naturally gravitate towards salads at family get togethers and even when I just cook for myself because there is an endless variety of colors and textures. Here’s a roundup of 9 salads perfect to keep you out of a hot 

Paleo Salsa Ranch Taco Salad

Smoked Salmon Cobb Salad

Winter Citrus Salad

Kale Slaw with Blue Cheese

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet and Mandarin Salad

Misha’s Salad, California Style

Sesame Apple Kale Salad


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