Healthy Salad Recipes
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Salads have always been a choice for people on a diet. However, salads are a healthy option and, depending on what you put in them, they can be satisfying and a great choice if you want to age well, even if you aren't on a diet.
Normally salads have a base of vegetables, although they can be made with a base of rice, beans or alternatives like quinoa. Vegetables give salads the fibre you need, along with vitamins - such as vitamin A or C and antioxidents. The most colorful combinations—dark green foliage with a splash of red, orange or yellow from tomatoes, carrots, red cabbage, raddishes or bell peppers—also deliver vitamin A (as beta carotene), lycopene and other key phytonutrients.
A great salad deserves a great dressing, of course, so we encourage you to contribute your favorites.
Salads can be hearty meals or side salads to accompany your main dish.
Either way they are a delicious way to get the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need for a well-balanced diet if you want to age well.
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Warm Roasted Cauliflower Salad Not rated yet
Cauliflower is often overlooked, but try it roasted in this winter salad for a plateful of crunchy goodness
1 cauliflower, broken into florets …
Warm Spinach and Tuna Salad Not rated yet
Prep Time: 10 minutes
6 cups baby spinach
Small can of light tuna in brine
1 TBS extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil …
Lindsay Olives Not rated yet
Highly versatile, you can toss this over lettuce, short tubular pasta such as Penne or Rigatoni to be served hot or cold (add a little extra olive oil …
Warm Asparagus Salad Not rated yet
Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes
* 1 small onion, cut in half and sliced thin
* 2 TBS light vinegar (rice, apple cider, or white wine) …
Quinoa Black Bean Salad Not rated yet
1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup water
1 teaspoon olive oil
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice or more, to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander …
Garlic Shrimp Salad Not rated yet
Garlic Shrimp Salad
Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes
4 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 lb medium-sized cooked shrimp, best bought …
Jamie Oliver's Scrummy Warm Rocket Salad Not rated yet
Warm salads can be blooming amazing or a complete disaster. First, you have got to get your hungry guests around the table before you plate up, so as soon …
Speciality Greek Salad Not rated yet
1 large romaine lettuce, chopped (or use 2 small)
2 -3 plum tomatoes, cut in wedges (use Roma tomatoes)
1 English cucumber (peeled, …
Wonderful Grilled Potato Salad Not rated yet
Just came across this delicious recipe which uses just a few ingredients, and is simple to put together. Had some friends over last night and they all …
Spinach, Red Pepper and Parmesan Salad Not rated yet
This is a simple and really delicious recipe I tried out recently. It is the perfect starter to go with heavier main meals and won't pile on any unwanted …
Mediteranean Lentil Salad Not rated yet
Prep and Cook Time: Prep: 20 min; Cooking: 25 min; Chill: 1 hr
3/4 cup dried green lentils (you want to end up with 2 cups cooked)
French Carrot Salad Not rated yet
You can find this salad all over France: in bistros, in homes, even in the packaged-foods section of the corner grocery store. It’s a classic lunchtime …
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