We get it, salads don't always seem like the manliest—or most filling or appetizing, for that matter—meal that you can make for yourself.

But there are so many fresh ingredients out there that it would be a crime to your muscle gains to ignore them and not start implementing them into your diet. Add muscle-building branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) to the mix and you’ve got yourself a lean, mean, balanced meal. 

Take advantage of fresh produce and nutrient-packed ingredients to create any one of these 10 delicious salads.