Creating fresh, weekly meal plans for our subscribers is one of our favorite tasks at Living Plate!   As we approach picnic and pool party season, we are careful to include plenty of easy, delicious salads on our plans. While we develop many of our own recipes, we also include those from our growing network of registered dietitians who use the meal plans in their own practices. This week we are sharing some recipes from our community and information on the dietitians behind them.  Enjoy!

Asian Kale Salad [pictured above]

Dianna Sinni, the RD behind Chard in Charge, has a passion for all things whole grain, green, and homegrown. Her blog was started as a way to empower and inspire others to take charge of their health through simple plant-based recipes and evidence-based nutrition information.

Sweet and Savory Blueberry Kale Salad

Basheerah Enahora is the registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist behind NutritionBE, and her goal is to help individuals understand the importance of good nutrition and how to apply healthy eating principles to their lives. With a nutrition science, food marketing, and industrial food production background, Basheerah has the knowledge and expertise to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.

Rainbow Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

EA, aka The Spicy RD, is a nutrition coach, registered dietitian, culinary nutritionist, & digestive health guru in sunny San Diego. She is passionate about helping YOU discover your own optimal balance of NOURISHING foods, exercise you LOVE, and healthy, JOYOUS living tips to help you live your most DELICIOUS life! To learn more about EA visit her website

Quinoa Edamame Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Jennifer Hunt, RDN, LD is a nutrition communications dietitian whose joy and passion is to empower women to live healthy, intentional lives that are fulfilling and free of guilt and shame.  She loves sharing real-life strategies for choosing nourishing foods, creating a healthy lifestyle that works for you and loving the woman in the mirror.  Equipped with knowledge, experience, and passion, she adores helping women and moms find simple ways to make healthy living easier and tasty through her blog, Healthy Inspiration, working with clients and speaking to groups.

Inspired to get busy creating your own recipe?  Read our previous blog post, Construct the Perfect Salad.