Our foodie friend from Northern Michigan, Kristin Celeste Shroeger, shares another cluster of spectacular salads. Who says eating healthy means eating bland? By sneaking unexpected textures and flavors into simple salads, staying on track with nutrition has never been easier. Check out Kristin's freshest foliage with these five fixings.

Kale and Pea Shoot Salad 

Mizuna, Radish Pods and Turnip Ribbons Salad   

Pea Shoot Salad

Purple Cabbage, Swiss Chard and Purslane Slaw with Verjus Poppy Seed Dressing 

Purslane and Potato Salad  

For more on Kristin's back-to-basic creations, visit her blog The Intentional Minimalist.

Photo(s) by Kristin Celeste Shroeger