No More Boring Salads

No More Boring Salads.

Hello friends, happy Thursday. So how are you today?

Sometimes the thoughts of salad for lunch sounds boring. So to make it more fun I like to jazz it up a little. 

Here is also a fun idea and some more recipe ideas below. This is how I have severed my lunch up before. No More Boring Salads Here!!

Updated Post. Say goodbye to the days of lackluster, uninspiring salads because we’re about to revolutionise your greens game!

It’s time to bring some excitement back to your plate and prove that salads can be a thrilling culinary adventure. No more suffering through a sad pile of lettuce and a couple of cherry tomatoes.

So step up your salad game with No More Boring Salads!

No More Boring Salads

No More Boring Salads:

Discover delicious and creative salad recipes that will make you fall in love with greens all over again.

From vibrant flavours to innovative combinations, get ready to savour salads like never before.

No More Boring Salads

We’ve got a treasure trove of tips, tricks, and mouthwatering recipes to transform your salads into a burst of flavors and textures.

From vibrant and satisfying ingredients to scrumptious dressings and unexpected toppings, we’ll show you how to turn that ordinary bowl of greens into a dish that you’ll actually crave.

Serves 1

You Will Need:

  • A small muffin baking tray

No More Boring Salads Ingredients:

Whether you’re a seasoned salad lover or a skeptic, get ready to discover a whole new world of delicious possibilities in the realm of leafy greens. Your taste buds are in for a treat.


  • 3 celery sticks
  • 2 heaped spoonfuls of hummus
  • 6 plum cherry tomatoes
  • 8 slices of cucumber
  • Handful of strong grated cheese
  • Handful of chopped lettuce
  • Handful of rocket

To Serve:

  • 2-4 of your favourite crackers to make it filling

How To Make A No More Boring Salads:


  1. Firstly, get a muffin tray ready to use. Wash and cut top and bottoms of 3 celery sticks, cut in half, add to try.
  2. Add 2 heaped spoonfuls of hummus in on hole.
  3. Wash and chop 8 slices of cucumber, add to another hole in tray. Add a big handful of washed and chopped lettuce to another hole and wash 6 plum cherry tomatoes for another slot in the tray.
  4. Grate a big handful of strong cheese, add to try and decorate with a handful of rocket.
  5. Serve with a few of your favourite crackers. Last but not least, enjoy!
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So what do you think about this No More Boring Salads Recipe? Do you also think these make a fun lunch too?

Always love a lemon dressing on my salad too!!

Lemon Swing Dress: Feeling Fresh And Healthy

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Avocado Mango Salad:

Firstly, Avocado Mango Salad.

Are you looking for a nice and tasty salad treat? Fancy making a nice and refreshing Avocado Mango Salad anyone? How delicious!? So fruity too. Avocado Mango Salad. So good.

Secondly, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad.

Enjoy a blast of colourful Mediterranean flavours with this Mediterranean quinoa salad.

Cucumber, cherry tomato, Kalamata olive, feta cheese, and fresh parsley should all be combined with cooked quinoa.

Add a tart lemon vinaigrette and blend by tossing. It’s a delicious salad that’s great as a side dish or for a light meal.

How To Make Chicken & Blackberry Salad:

Thirdly, How To Make Chicken & Blackberry Salad.

Are you on the lookout for a nice and tasty salad recipe? One with fruit inside?

Chicken & Blackberry salad anyone. How fun!? This chicken and blackberry salad not only looks beautiful but packs a punch when it comes to flavour. 

The soft chicken mixed with the juicy blackberries and the zesty lemon dressing is a winner. Delicious! How To Make Chicken & Blackberry Salad. So tasty.

Fourthly, Thai Mango Chicken Salad.

With this tangy mango chicken salad, indulge in the exotic flavours of Thailand. So chicken breasts should be cooked through on the grill or in a skillet before being sliced.

Combine mixed greens, diced red bell peppers, shredded carrots, diced mango, and fresh cilantro. Chicken strips are placed on top, and a homemade peanut dressing made with lime juice, peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, and a touch of garlic is drizzled over everything.

How To Make An Prawn, Avocado And Mango Salad

Prawn, Avocado And Mango Salad:

Fifth, Prawn, Avocado And Mango Salad.

Recipe and recipe photography by Young’s Seafood.

Fancy trying out this Summer prawn, avocado and mango salad out? Because how tasty does it look!? Prawn, Avocado And Mango Salad. So good.

Sixth, Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad.

Salad of roasted beets and goat cheese will make you fall in love with the earthy goodness of roasted beets. Beets should first be baked until they are soft.

Peel and slice them after they’ve cooled. Place the roasted beets, goat cheese crumbles, and toasted walnuts on top of a bed of mixed greens and spinach on a dish.

Add a mild vinaigrette or a spray of balsamic glaze to finish. It’s a delicious fusion of flavours and textures that will wow your guests.

Love The Crunch Noodle Kilner Jar Salad.

Love The Crunch Noodle Kilner Jar Salad:

Recipe c/o Love The Crunch.

Seventh, Love the Crunch noodle kilner Jar Salad, Anyone? 

I love making up a nice and crunchy salad for lunch and it makes them feel all the more special served up in a nice jar.

This tasty Asian inspired salad packs a real crunch thanks to the celery, radishes, spring onions and Chinese leaf lettuce.

Can you eat mason jar salads out of the jar?

Yes you can eat the salad right from the jar if you want to or mix it up and pop it onto a plate.

Also you can make it up the night before for a quick, easy and also delicious lunch on the go. So whatโ€™s not to love about this recipe? Love The Crunch Noodle Kilner Jar Salad. So tasty.

Warm Watercress, Bacon And Apple Salad.

Warm Watercress, Bacon And Apple Salad:

Eighth, Warm Watercress, Bacon And Apple Salad.

Another yummy recipe. So today I have a tasty Warm Watercress, Bacon And Apple Salad recipe to share with you. Serves 2 for lunch or 4 as a side dish without the bread.

This recipe was created by development chef Keri Astill-Frew. 

Also, Keri has worked in top restaurants across the UK including a Michelin star hotel in Lancashire and a variety of fine dining restaurants and gastro-pubs in Dorset and Sussex. 

She is passionate about watercress, both as an ingredient and for its fantastic health benefits and is devoted to developing new and delicious ways for you to incorporate more of it into your diet. Warm Watercress, Bacon And Apple Salad. So tasty.

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  1. 28 July 2023 / 10:58

    I love salad so it’s never boring to me but I love this fun idea plus the other recipes you’ve shared of course. It’s nice to mix things up and keep it interesting ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Morgan Prince
    22 May 2016 / 09:01

    Thanks for linking to #PoCoLo hun xx

  3. Morgan Prince
    22 May 2016 / 09:01

    Oh how fun! It would never occur to me to do that! You have made me want to have salads for lunch this week though. โ˜บ๏ธ

  4. Silly Mummy
    20 May 2016 / 00:26

    This is a fun idea. I really like salad & it looks really good done this way! #PoCoLo

  5. Julie's Lifestyle
    18 May 2016 / 15:21

    I love this cute idea Claire! This would be great for a bbq too.Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J&J.

    • 18 May 2016 / 19:26

      Thanks Julie, whoo just gave me an idea, we all love lots of different dips!! Great for dips too.

  6. GiGi Eats Celebrities
    17 May 2016 / 12:47

    BRILLIANT! I am the type of person who likes LOTS of stuff on her salad, so to see all the options in a muffin tin is AWESOME. Makes me taste buds excited!

    • 18 May 2016 / 19:25

      Aww, thank you. Imagine all the extra things you can add in a 12 holed tin.

  7. Jess
    17 May 2016 / 03:59

    What a neat idea!!I would love for you to share this with my Recipes, Crafts, Tips and Tricks Facebook group. Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

    • 18 May 2016 / 19:24

      Thanks so much for stopping by and hosting Jess, just shared! Thank you.

  8. Julia Nyanyo
    15 May 2016 / 21:55

    Much nicer that it all bunged in together, you can mix and match each mouthful!

  9. pixiedusk
    14 May 2016 / 10:18

    A lovely idea for presentation! Can I confess that I am not keen on eating salads but this probalby would make me consider it =) #pocolo

  10. Lins @ Boo & Maddie
    13 May 2016 / 14:50

    Such a good idea, we could really do with this at work where we're constantly moaning that we can't think what to have for lunch and lacking inspiration X #PoCoLo

  11. Kim Carberry
    13 May 2016 / 12:05

    Yummy! What a great idea x

  12. Jessica Powell
    13 May 2016 / 10:27

    What a fab idea! I always enjoy salad once I'm eating it but, like you say, the thought of it seems so boring. I love this idea to make it a bit more exciting. x #pocolo

    • 18 May 2016 / 19:14

      Thanks Jessica, yes me too. Its the getting the salad cut up I don't like, ha!!

  13. Margarett Murphy
    12 May 2016 / 16:55

    What a great idea. Lovely for party's too.

    • 15 May 2016 / 11:46

      Thank you, it would be great, wouldn't it ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Kathryn Grace
    11 May 2016 / 17:43

    But of course! What a sweet idea.

  15. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    11 May 2016 / 12:35

    This is such a fun idea! Love it!