A salad doesn’t have to be a boring bowl of lettuce. Try one of these recipes for something both healthy and exciting!

13 Flavorful Salad Recipes To Make Healthy Eating Fun

#1 - Southwestern Bean Salad. A little southwestern flavor is sure to get your mouth watering. This recipe is quick and easy to make!

Southwestern Bean Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://snacktheplanet.blogspot.com/2010/06/southwestern-black-bean-salad.html

#2 - Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad. Pasta salad is a known crowd pleaser. Take this one to your next potluck, it'll be the hit of the gathering!

Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: https://www.budgetbytes.com/2011/06/summer-vegetable-pasta-salad/

#3 - Warm, Roasted Potato Salad. A salad doesn't need lettuce, potatoes and bacon make a hearty dish. Yum!

Warm, Roasted Potato Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://thecozyapron.com/warm-roasted-potato-salad-and-an-ice-cold-beer/

#4 - Skin Beauty Salad. A combination of tasty recipes that promote good skin? Sounds tempting, you be the judge.

Skin Beauty Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://scandifoodie.blogspot.com/2012/01/skin-beauty-salad.html

#5 - Kale and Apple Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing. This salad is full of tasty ingredients and the dressing itself sounds delicious, you might need to make extra batches.

Kale and Apple Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://braisedanatomy.com/2013/03/26/life-changes-with-a-side-of-kale-and-apple-salad-with-cilantro-lime-dressing/

#6 - Mango, Blueberry and Quinoa Salad. Sweet fruits and sour dressing make a great combination. Try this recipe for a summer lunch treat!

Mango, Blueberry and Quinoa Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.veggiebelly.com/2011/06/mango-blueberry-quinoa-salad-with-lemon-basil-dressing-recipe.html

#7 - Thai Salad with Curry Coconut Dressing. Kickstart a habit of healthy eating with this tasty salad and delectable dressing.

Thai Salad with Curry Coconut Dressing

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.theroastedroot.net/thai-salad-curry-coconut-dressing/

#8 - BLT Spinach Salad. All the great flavors of a BLT sandwich without carbs from the bread.

BLT Spinach Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.fakefoodfree.com/blt-spinach-salad-with-fresh-garlic/

#9 - Asian Noodle Salad Jars. You'll look forward to lunch time with this colorful salad, all packed up in a cute jar and ready to eat!

Asian Noodle Salad Jars

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://foxeslovelemons.com/asian-noodle-salad-jars/

#10 - Mushroom and Greens Warm Salad. Try this recipe for something new in your health eating routine. Perfect for vegetarians.

Mushroom and Greens Warm Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.teacher-chef.com/2014/01/11/mushroom-greens-warm-salad/

#11 - Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad. Mix this up and serve with or without a tortilla it's great either way!

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://preventionrd.com/2013/05/chipotle-chicken-taco-salad-weekly-menu/

#12 - Skinny Cucumber Salad. A simple recipe, anyone could whip this up in minutes! Plus, it's gluten-free and vegan!

Skinny Cucumber Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.healthyseasonalrecipes.com/simple-skinny-cucumber-salad/

#13 - Checkerboard Melon Salad. The design of this salad is so unique. Make it for lunch and make your coworkers jealous.

Checkerboard Melon Salad

Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.curlygirlkitchen.com/2012/08/checkerboard-melon-salad.html