We get you totally. And that’s why we’ve got a great idea. Why don’t you simply whip up a large bowl of cold salad? Nope, cold salad is not just a regular salad plate. It is a complete meal. With lots of raw, hydrating vegetables and fruits, cold salads make for an awesome summer food.  

Try these 3 cold salads recipes and trust us, you wouldn’t regret it.  

  • Broccoli and Almonds  

A refreshing taste of broccoli combined with the crunchiness of almonds is already making us drool. Dice the broccoli and prepare a mayonnaise mixture with salt, pepper and sugar. Use this as a salad dressing for onions and broccoli, topped with bacon and almonds at the end.  

  • Asian Chicken Salad 

This is a popular Asian salad that is made with chicken and noodles. Take some soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, mandarin juice and brown sugar to form the dressing. The salad contains veggies like lettuce, grated carrots, green onions, peanuts and shredded chicken. Add the dressing with some mandarin oranges and refrigerate before serving.  

  • Egg Salad Mexicana  

This Mexican-style egg salad is full of protein and taste. This can be eaten for breakfast too. In a bowl with mashed hard-boiled eggs, add chopped celery, pickle, dry mustard, cumin seeds, vinegar and salt and white pepper for seasoning. Mix well and add mayonnaise to give a creamy texture. Spread some salad greens on the serving plate and place the egg salad mixture on it.  

Whoever said salads are boring, diet food, these cold salad recipes will surely make them think otherwise.