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Spring Salad Recipes

Summer is almost here! It’s hard to believe, I know. The frost we got this past week and the fuzzy pajamas I’ve been living in lately feel more like winter than like the tail end of spring. However, with the first two weeks of May behind us already (I don’t even know how that happened), we’re careening down the calendar pages right toward the height of summer. That means our produce is bulking up and our greens are a-growin’! You may find yourself like me, with a refrigerator full of beautiful looking greens and only so many ideas on how to fit them into your day. For this, I feel it’s important to remember that I don’t have to re-invent the wheel. And instead, I turn to my standard Salad-As-A-Meal outline (feel free to alter the portion sizes):

1 cup greens + ¼ cup protein + antioxidant boost + toppings