5 Ways to Boost your Salads

From great grains to meaty meals, who said salads were boring? They certainly don’t need to be, especially when they have the added texture and flavour of California Walnuts!

But if you’re not sure where to begin and are in need of some inspiration to impress your friends, family and work colleagues, then why not try ones of these easy salad recipes and give your salad game a boost! From chicken and grape, to watercress and feta, which creations will you be trying out this week?

BBQ Gem Lettuce, California Walnut and Feta Salad

This dish is as s tasty as it is bright and colourful – and super simple to make too. Perfect for a BBQ accompaniment.

Mixed Bean, Walnut & Watercress Salad

Combining crunchy walnuts and peppery watercress with both cannellini and black beans this mouth-watering mix of flavours is served up in jst 10 minutes.

Chicken, California Walnut and Grape Salad

Give you salad a fruity kick with this cool combo of chicken, California Walnuts and juicy red grapes. This salad is also a great way to use up any day-old bread and any leftover roast chicken – or you could even use turkey too!

California Walnut and Kale Salad with Grilled Salmon 

This dish provides Omega 3 content through both the oily fish and the California Walnuts. The crunch of the walnuts adds essential texture to this dish and the subtle, nutty flavour pairs beautifully with the flavours of salmon and anchovies.

Pancetta, California Walnut and Mozzarella Salad

Thinly sliced smoked streaky bacon works just as well as pancetta for this salad, just fry until crispy. With baby spinach, avocados and a balsamic glaze too, this tasty dish is one you’ll be wanting every day of the week.