Try these healthy salad and beat summer heat

Summer is the time to stay cool and healthy, which is indeed a very difficult task with such hot and humid weather. However, with scorching heat, summer gives you the opportunity to gorge on the delectably refreshing treat. Let’s make healthy salad with summer fruits and vegetables and beat summer heat.

Namrata Dutta
Written by: Namrata DuttaPublished at: Jun 02, 2016

Goat cheese and peach salad

Goat cheese and peach salad
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1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp chopped onion, 2 tsp red wine vinegar, 1/2 tsp honey, 4 cups mixed baby greens, fresh herbs (basil, parsley, or tarragon), pit removed and sliced, 1 peach, 1 ounce soft goat cheese. Now, toss first four ingredients in a bowl then add rest of the ingredients. Top with black pepper. Image: Getty

Fresh cucumber salad

Fresh cucumber salad
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1 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp cider vinegar, 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp salt-free herb blend, Pepper, to taste, 1 large cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced, 1/2 red onion thinly sliced. Mix first five ingredients in a bowl and then add the rest of the stuff. Serve Fresh. Image: Getty

Caprese salad

Caprese salad
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1 1/2 Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half, 1 Fresh Mozzarella, Large cube, 1/2 Fresh Basil Leaves chopped, 1 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil, 4 tbsp Vinegar.Mix all the ingredients together, and then refrigerate for about an hour and serve cold. Image: Getty

Feta and watermelon salad

Feta and watermelon salad
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Dressing 1 zested and juiced lemon (use one tsp), ½ bunch cilantro or 1 bunch parsley, leaves only, chopped, ½ cup fat-free Greek yogurt, ¼ tsp black pepper Salad 5-6 cups cubes of seedless watermelon, 2 stalks of sliced celery, 1 thinly sliced red onion, ¼ tsp black pepper, 2 tbsp of crumbled feta cheeseTake a small bowl and mix all the dressing together. Now toss in all the rest of the salad ingredients with the dressing. Image: Getty

Summer salad with chicken & berries

Summer salad with chicken & berries
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3 cups of mixed salad greens, 2 tbsp homemade vinaigrette, 3 ounces of chopped sautéed chicken breast, 1/4 cup of finely chopped onion, 1/4 cup berries, 5 or 6 walnuts Toss all ingredients with the dressing in a large bowl. Serve fresh. Image: Getty

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