I love this time of year when we can enjoy sweet locally grown strawberries — and I am certainly happy to hear they were not harmed by the wacky weather.

These sweet, popular berries also pack a healthy punch! The more we eat of them, the lower our risk for heart disease, stroke and cancer because of their high levels of vitamin C and other antioxidants.

So, let’s get started with a delicious and nutritious salad that goes well with our Easter menu and throughout spring and summer. You will like how easy it is.

Read on for recipes for spring green salad and orange dressing!

Tell Me: What’s your favorite type of salad to enjoy at this time of the year?