Take Your Salads to the Next Level with Jessica Merchant

Salads are one of everyone’s go-to summer dishes because they offer a refreshing and tasty energy boost. If you’re out of ideas for your next salad, head to Jessica Merchant’s Instagram page or food blog How Sweet Eats for some delicious inspiration.

Grilled Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad

Pasta salads are somewhat of Merchant’s specialty, and this grilled chicken Caprese pasta salad is one of her very best because it’s incredibly filling and features a little bit of everything.

Asparagus Pasta Salad

If you love asparagus and pasta in equal measure, here’s another salad you shouldn’t miss. Cherry tomatoes, green onions, white cheddar, and honey mustard dressing make it even better.

Watermelon Grilled Chicken Salad

Merchant has a knack for mixing ingredients you’d never thought of eating together and proving they’re a match made in heaven. That’s exactly what she did with this watermelon-grilled chicken salad.

Strawberry Crunch Salad

If you want to experiment with sweet and savory ingredients in your salads, this dish that features everything from strawberry and avocados to goat cheese and almonds is a good place to start.

Triple Melon Salad

Merchant’s fruit salads are impossible to resist, and this one puts watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew to some good use.