It is often 40 degrees PLUS here in some parts of Australia on Christmas Day.
Yeah – bloody hot! So the last thing I usually want is a hot lunch with gravy (even though I freaking adore gravy) because I’m sweating like a nun at a cucumber farm!READ MORE 46 Healthy After School Snack Ideas
So instead of hot veggies, serve a salad – a big salad cause we do things big in ‘Straya!
If you’re craving for a hearty salad and you’re an avocado lover, then this Rosemary Chicken and Bacon combo is good for you. Check the full recipe here.
Looking for something festive and tasty to serve this holiday? This Christmas Couscous Salad is just the best! Feed an army with this recipe!
Tired of the usual salads? Why not give it a twist? This Layered Garden Salad will knock the socks of anyone who looks at it. It is a salad feast for the eyes and tummy.
Freshen up your usual summer cucumber salad with this wonderful combo -lusciously green Cucumber Peanut salad.
Make your kebab a lot fancier this holiday! Serve it as a salad and for sure your family and friends can’t get enough of this. Check the full recipe here.
Bring the summer at your table with this fresh overflowing with fruits and vegetable Summer Harvest Salad.
Who knew that rice can be a salad too? This Lemon Rice salad gives you tons of flavours cooked in chicken broth and infused with lemon. Check the full recipe here.
The perfect fall salad with the creamiest poppy seed salad dressing. So good, you’ll want to make this all year long! View full recipe here.
If you’re into light and refreshing salad side dish, Balsamic Panzanella salad would complete your meal. Perfect for grilled fish, chicken and steak.
This salad would be an excellent entree for a weeknight meal, or for hosting vegan or gluten-free friends and family. It’s so hearty it stands on its own as a main dish! Check the recipe here.
Summer Berry & Crispy Chicken Chopped Salad is a bowl of summer bliss, a berry-liciously delicious dish studded with my favorite summery jewels.
Soft, creamy and crunchy meet sweet and tangy – this avocado, orange and smoked salmon salad really does have it all. A hearty meal for the lovables. Check the recipe here.
When it comes to perfect pair summer salad, mango, avocado and feta are the best. Check the full recipe here.
This gorgeous Holiday Salad is full of flavor and texture, with fresh Honeycrisp apple slices, crunchy candied pecans, chewy dried cranberries, salty blue cheese, and a tangy-sweet apple cider vinaigrette! Check it here.
Ignite your tastebuds in a delightful blend of flavours – of equal parts sweet and salty- this Watermelon salad will have you coming back for more.
Looking for something to cook that can be both a side dish and a main course? Here’s Tropical Rice salad for you.
If you can’t just get enough of the finger-lickin’ goodness of KFC coleslaw, why not make one at your home? Check the full recipe here.
This fresh and savoury recipe will give you a delightful blend of flavours that you’ll keep coming back for more. Check the full recipe here.
19. Egg Salad
Fantastic on fresh white bread or rolled in lavash bread. A great way to use up excess eggs, and delicious! Check the recipe here.
One that tastes so amazing that you crave it and can’t wait to make it again. This mouth-watering salad was just that. View the full recipe here.
Creamy and crunchy salad with peas, bacon, and pecans – easy side dish that will go with many different kinds of meals!
A few seasonings, a little feta or cojita cheese, and you are on your way to a delicious treat! This Mexican Street Corn Salad is perfect on its own or amazing as a topping on your favourite tacos.
Warm weather demands blackberry goat cheese salad, complete with candied pecans and blackberry-red wine vinaigrette. Now this is a salad of summer daydreams! View full recipe here.
If you only ever have your broccoli steamed, you really need to have a try of this Crunchy Bacon & Broccoli Salad. We assure you it is just that good, and perfect for family dinners or BBQs! Make sure you use really fresh broccoli for maximum flavour!
Tender and juicy pan-seared chicken with romaine lettuce, avocados, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Topped with pistachio nuts, feta cheese and drizzled in the best creamy dressing! View full recipe here.
This Greek salad has such a unique taste with a blend of kalamata olives, basil leaves and feta (yummy!) and it compliments any Greek dish!
Mango has such a sweet and tropical taste so it makes for the best ingredient to go with a zesty salsa to balance out the flavour, maybe even add a dash of spice for a little extra zing! Yum! Check the recipe here.
Crunchy broccoli chopped into bits and with dried cherries and feta. Savour this recipe by checking it out here.
Super quick and easy to whip of for a refreshing snack or healthy lunch choice, the blend of Tuna, egg, basil and pesto is seriously mouthwatering worthy! Perfect for a summer salad for one or a big batch for the whole family, this is a favourite! Check the recipe here.
Once you try this fabulous cuisine, you’ll find yourself craving it again and again.View full recipe here.
This vegan rice noodle salad becomes substantial enough to satisfy post-beach hunger. It’s also quite refreshing and hydrating. Check the recipe here.
When it comes to pasta salad, this Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is an amazing one. It’s super easy to whip up, healthy and packed with flavour.
Looking for a balanced meal in a bowl? Voila! This Veggie Couscous with Lemon Oregano Chicken will give you a hearty satisfaction.
Packed full of sweet and savoury flavors, this is anything but a bland chicken salad. View full recipe here.
35. Potato Salad
This easy potato salad is the best potato salad recipe ever! Once you try this amazing recipe, you’ll never have potato salad any other way! Secret ingredient is revealed here!
This Easy Thai Steak Salad is super quick to prepare and loaded with veggies and a grilled marinated sirloin steak featuring Thai flavours. A must try salad for the summer, you won’t regret it.
Make the most of this sweetness in this visually stunning corn and chorizo salad.
Fill your holiday feast with these all-time favourites!