Winners of the Summer Salads Challenge

This was a fun week! I am so inspired by your yummy summer salads and I am looking forward to trying all of them. One will be served for my Sunday dinner tomorrow.

Be sure to go through the links and find some inspriration for yourself.

Our guest judge Lina, had the most difficult job picking the winners.

Here is what she said about her judging experience.

Thanks ladies for giving me tons of summer salad recipe inspiration. You are all winners! And thanks Dee for having me this week. I visited each salad last night and wish I could TASTE them ALL!! They all sound De-lish.And thanks Dee for having me this week. It has been a blast! Happy Summer! It was very hard to choose! Here we go:

Judge’s Comments are in italics.

# 8 Grilled Corn & Avocado Salad from Busy Modern Family

Nothing says summer like sweet grilled corn on the cob…and I never know what to do with leftovers. This is brilliant. I love each ingredient! Can’t wait to try ASAP

 # 9 Marinated Green Bean Salad from The Sweetest Memory

Anything with bacon gets my attention…and I love it with green beans as a salad! Yum!

#3 Watermelon & Feta Salad from Sweetsuite

This combo of salty and sweet looks A-mazing. I gotta try this one too! So gourmet…

# 1 Secret Ingredient Fruit Salad from Family Ever After


Ok so the secret of Tabasco mixed with sweet fruit has me totally intrigued. I bet it tastes amazing!

# 5 Flower salad w/ Tadzhiki sauce from Lazy Budget Chef


This one wins best looking! The presentation with edible flowers is amazing. WOW, and the dressing sounds very tasty!

# 4 Maple Apple Salad from Crafting in the Rain


 Walnuts in salad are incredible. I’m anxious to try this maple dressing! Fantastic.

#7 Easiest Strawberry Spinach Salad from Freshly Completed

I love strawberries so this one immediately grabbed my attention. But the dressing looks so good too. This is going on my dinner table tomorrow night for sure! 

Congratulations to all of the CSI winners. Be sure to go grab your button here and proudly display on your blog.

You have earned it!

But wait, there is more.

The lucky winner of the 20 North Ora giveaway is …….


The winner(picked by

Entry #3 from Sweetsuite.

Congrats and thanks for linking up and sharing with us.

Email me at dee@thecsiproject .com to claim your prize

Thank you to Lina from Fancy Frugal Life for being this week’s guest judge and making those incredibly difficult picks. Being a judge is not an easy gig. Be sure to go by and visit this blog, daily!

You ladies are Super, duper creative and talented.

A special thank you to 20 North Ora for being a fabulous sponsor. Be sure to check out this cute shop!

Be sure to come back next week for a Summer Oasis. You can enter your summer submission by clicking on the tab called How it Works on the homepage. You can enter your own blog post and you just might be featured. Come back for a summer link up party on Wednesday! Anything goes!

This is sure to be a great week!

Come back next week for even more inspiration!!!

Have a happy and safe weekend!










I am a craft lovin', Diet coke drinkin' kind of girl! I love glitter and anything leopard print. My passions are crafting, fitness and living a healthy lifestyle and of course my family. The CSI Project believes in the mission to Create, Share and Inspire. When you create and share, you are sure to inspire! Hope you come away from The CSI Project inspired and come back anytime!!!

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