These Colorful Spring Salads Will Make Lunch the Highlight of Your Day

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Whether you’re a salad lover or reluctantly eat them because you know eating some greens is part of adulthood (raises hand), salads are one of those meals that can be done very right, or very wrong. Unlike pizza (which is basically delicious—even if it’s kind of bad), a well-made salad with seasonal ingredients and tasty dressing is worlds apart from a low-grade deli salad that will bore your taste buds with shredded carrots and basic balsamic vinaigrette.

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Whether you’re into eating healthy or keeping lunch light so you can indulge during dinner, these colorful, seasonally appropriate salads will satisfy you and actually make your coworkers jealous. You can do better than tomatoes, cucumbers, and romaine by experimenting with sweet spring fruits, ripe veggies, and filling protein like chicken or chickpeas.

Ready to up your spring salad game? Click through these 25 recipes.

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STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Edible Flower Spring Salad
Photo: Lauren Kelp
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Black & Blue Spring Salad with Honey-Roasted Pecans and Berry-Balsamic Vinaigrette
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Blueberry Feta Salad
Photo: Lemon Feta Salad
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Arugula Salad with Strawberries, Pistachios, and Goat Cheese
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Strawberry Walnut Salad
Photo: Sumptuous Living
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Salad with Asparagus, Goat Cheese, Lemon and Hazelnuts
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Pecans, Avocados and Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Strawberry Cucumber Spinach Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Delicious Turkey Taco Lettuce Wrap
Photo: Recipes Junkie
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Peach Salad with Grilled Basil Chicken and White Balsamic-Honey Vinaigrette
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Springtime Cobb Salad
Photo: How Sweet Eats
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Fresh Spring Broccoli Salad
Photo: Country Cleaver
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Detox Cauliflower Salad
Photo: Pinch of Yum
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad
Photo: Downshiftology
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Greek Pasta Salad
Photo: Lil Luna
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Pea Salad
Photo: What's Gaby Cooking
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Citrus Fennel and Avocado Salad
Photo: Foodie Crush
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Summer Corn, Avocado and Black Bean
Photo: Produce on Parade
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Pear & Pomegranate Salad with Orange Poppyseed Vinaigrette
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Asian Quinoa Salad
Photo: iFood Blogger
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Pea and Carrot Salad with Carrot Top Pesto
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Strawberry Caprese Salad with Balsamic Chicken
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Strawberry, Spinach, and Arugula Salad with Lighter Poppy Seed Dressing
STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Balsamic Spring Vegetable Salad
Photo: Pumpkin and Peanut Butter

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  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Edible Flower Spring Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Black & Blue Spring Salad with Honey-Roasted Pecans and Berry-Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Blueberry Feta Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Arugula Salad with Strawberries, Pistachios, and Goat Cheese
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Strawberry Walnut Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Salad with Asparagus, Goat Cheese, Lemon and Hazelnuts
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Pecans, Avocados and Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Strawberry Cucumber Spinach Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Delicious Turkey Taco Lettuce Wrap
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Peach Salad with Grilled Basil Chicken and White Balsamic-Honey Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Springtime Cobb Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Fresh Spring Broccoli Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Detox Cauliflower Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Greek Pasta Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Pea Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Citrus Fennel and Avocado Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Summer Corn, Avocado and Black Bean
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Pear & Pomegranate Salad with Orange Poppyseed Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Asian Quinoa Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Spring Pea and Carrot Salad with Carrot Top Pesto
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Strawberry Caprese Salad with Balsamic Chicken
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Strawberry, Spinach, and Arugula Salad with Lighter Poppy Seed Dressing
  • STYLECASTER | Spring Salads | Balsamic Spring Vegetable Salad

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