It’s time to ditch the readymade supermarket salads and start marking your very own fresh and healthy ones that are made using the seasonal ingredients. High protein and low fat salad could be the solution to lose weight right before summer sets in. In the meantime, you can also get inspired by playing the food and fruits themed slots at Spin and Win Casino, where you can squeeze a few recipe ideas. Some of the top games include Fruit Shop, Cutie Fruits, The Fruit Factory, Wild Melon, and more. Here are our top 5 easy salad recipes that are perfect for holiday potlucks, spring picnic, summer brunches, or any other occasion during the year.
Cucumber and Watermelon Minty Salad
Capturing the fantastic spring and summer flavours has never been that easy. This unique and refreshing cucumber and watermelon minty salad will most certainly be the talk of your picnic! In a large bowl, combine seedless cubed watermelon, two sliced English cucumbers, quarter cup of minced mint, and quarter cup of chopped green onions. In a small bowl, you can mix quarter cup of balsamic vinegar, half tablespoon of salt, quarter cup of olive oil, and half tablespoon of pepper. Pour over the salad and coat it with the mixture. This can be refrigerated or served on the spot.
Blueberry, Pineapple and Gelatine Creamy Salad
Fluffy topping on top of plump blueberries are the perfect serving for any holiday celebration. In fact this refreshing salad can be sampled whenever you want. You firstly have to dissolve two pack of grape gelatine in a large bowl of boiling water and leave it to cool for 10 minutes. Stir in one can of blueberry pie filling and one can crushed pineapple. Refrigerate until it partially sets for about one hour. For the topping, you can combine 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, half cup of sugar, 1 cup of sour cream, and softened cream cheese. Spread over the gelatine and refrigerate until it becomes firm for serving.
Apple and Candy Bar Salad
Whisk half cup of cold milk in a large bowl along with 1 package of instant vanilla pudding mix. Let it stand for a couple of minutes and fold in 1 carton of whipped topping. Put in 4 Snickers candy bars and 4 chopped apples. Refrigerate before serving.
Creamy Pineapple and Cranberry Salad
In a large bowl, mix 1 chopped apple, 2 cups of chopped marshmallows, 1 tin of crushed pineapple, 3 cups of chopped cranberries, half a cup of sugar, and salt according to taste. Leave in overnight to refrigerate. Beat 2 cups of heavy whipping cream until firm peaks can be seen. Fold cream and quarter cup chopped walnuts when serving.
Fruit and Non Alcoholic Pina Colada Salad
In a serving bowl, mix half cup of raspberries, 1 can of pineapple chunks, 1 cup of fresh blueberries, 1 cup of seedless red grapes, 1 cup of halved strawberries, and 1 cup of seedless green grapes. You can then whisk half cup of sugar, half cup of orange juice, almond extract, and 1 tin of non-alcoholic pina colada mix in a bowl. Pour over the fruit and mix to coat. Refrigerate before serving.