Refreshing Summer Salads to Keep You Fit

Salads are light yet filling and they are definitely a treat during the scorching summers. Apart from the endless health benefits, salads are full of flavour and super easy to make. They are also a great way to experiment with the fruits and vegetables that are in during the season to make stellar dishes. This summer, you can diversify the salad menu with a variety of recipes. We have come up with a few dishes that won’t give out that same boring vibe. Satisfy your hunger cravings with the recipes below.

  1.  Cauliflower Salad

Cauliflowers are known to be full of anti-toxins that prevent cancer and are super healthy for the body. It is rich in fibre and vitamins that also strengthen the bones and boost immunity. According to some research, eating cauliflowers on a daily basis also keeps the risk of cancer and obesity away. We have come up with a recipe that includes this nourishing veggie with a fun twist.



  1. Take a large skillet and fill ¼ of it with water. Bring it to a boil
  2. Add the cauliflower florets and cover the pan. Bring it to steam for 4 minutes till they turn tender
  3. Drain the water and let the florets cool
  4. In another skillet, cook the bacon till they are crispy; 3 minutes on each side
  5. Transfer the bacon to a kitchen towel to drain excess oil and chop into small pieces
  6. In a large bowl, mix in the sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and garlic powder and give it a good mix
  7. Add the cauliflower into the bowl and sprinkle salt and pepper
  8. Distribute the bacon evenly into the bowl and garnish it with cheddar and chives as you plate it up

2.  Cucumber Greek Salad

This salad is absolutely easy to make and is a delight to the eyes as well. With a burst of flavours in your mouth, this cucumber salad makes sure to keep your body cool and hydrated as the cucumber is majorly filled with water. Read on to know how to make this delicious and healthy summer salad.



  1. Shave the cucumbers with the help of a vegetable peeler and cut them into strips
  2. Add the cucumber strips, tomato wedges, and olives on a platter and toss them
  3. Sprinkle the feta cheese, green onions and oregano powder on top
  4. Drizzle olive oil evenly on top
  5. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the salad and mix it well. Voila! Your meal is now ready to be served

3.  Corn Salad

The sweet summer corn has made their way this season and we have come up with a salad that is equally creamy. This Mexican dish can also be used as aside. So carry on to know how to prepare this dish.



  1. Fill ½ a saucepan with water and add salt in it
  2. Bring it to a simmer and add the kernels. Cover with a lid and let the corn cook for 3-4 minutes till it gets tender
  3. Drain the excess water and pat the corn dry
  4. In a big bowl add the corn, mayonnaise, juiced lemon, 1 tbsp. cilantro and chilli powder and toss it well
  5. Season the mixture with salt
  6. Transfer the mixture to a serving plate and garnish it with the leftover cilantro. And here you have your dish!

Craving some more summer dishes? Check out Refreshing Summer Salads That Keep Your Cool for more ideas!

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