3 Ways to Spice up Your Summer Salad

No one wants to be weighed down by a heavy meal in the summer. Salads are a great way to have a refreshing, nutritious lunch or light dinner, but you can easily fall into a rut with the same old ingredients. Get inspired to try new flavor combinations and jazz up an ordinary salad. Adding ingredients like peanuts, peanut dressing or sauce can take a salad to a whole new level! So here are 3 ways to make your salads taste so much more amazing with some different flavors and textures, without a lot of extra time in the kitchen.

1. Dress it Up

Adding a different dressing can completely change the entire taste of a salad. So it’s time to try out something new and interesting. The Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing makes the not only tasty treat but a healthy meal that anyone can enjoy!

2. Crunch it Up

Do you like some crunchiness in your salad? Well then, you are going to love the crunch of chopped peanuts!  It is always fun to experiment salads with toppings like peanuts, which is a tasty way to pack in the flavor and fiber. Toast them first to bring out their flavor, and chop them for easier bites. Enjoy our Spinach Salad with Roasted Peanuts which is delicious and easy to make.

3. Sauce it Up

For peanut fans who love sweet heat, Spicy Peanut Chicken Soba Noodle Salad is loaded with lots of flavor and has an easy to make spicy peanut sauce recipe. This combo is mouth-watering and yummy. There’s just something so irresistible about the chewiness from the cool noodles and the savory peanut sauce that they’re drenched in.

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