I'm a big fan of fruit in salads, especially in the summer, and this beet and watermelon salad is so sweet and refreshing I swear you'll almost forget you're eating a salad.
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This beet and watermelon salad is one I make a lot in the summer when watermelon is usually just hanging out in the fridge. It's easy to throw together and goes great with chicken, salmon or any other type of fish you may like.
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Beet + Watermelon Salad
salad greens (red or green leaf lettuce, spinach, mixed spring greens, etc.)
watermelon, cut in cubes
roasted beets, cut in pieces
red onion, thinly sliced
fresh basil, torn
lemon vinaigrette dressing
In a salad bowl, place torn salad greens. Top with watermelon, beets, red onion and walnuts. Toss with lemon vinaigrette dressing and serve.
Megan Adams Brown, CHC, helps people take charge of their health and to start listening to themselves over the latest diet trend to optimize their own wellness, happiness and potential. Her family-friendly meal plans help parents take charge in the kitchen, too. This leads to more vegetables, less junk, and happier, healthier kids and parents. Megan shares kid-approved, allergy-friendly recipes on her blog. To learn more click here.