Eat your leafy greens! These healthy recipes are a great way of getting your servings of vegetables. Of course, we also mix in a few extras as well. Our salads are more than just lettuce; they can be an entire meal.
Enjoy this delicious Middle Eastern Salad with salad dressing and then sprinkle crispy pita chips on top. Or for a low fat option, skip on the dressing and serve with cottage cheese or garbanzo beans for a healthy protein packed lunch or dinner.
A quick workday meal for the entire family.
According to the American Dietetics Association, eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, including beans, is linked with a lower risk of lung, oral, esophageal, stomach and colon cancer. It’s not yet clear which components in vegetables and fruits are the most protective against cancer, so enjoy a variety of whole foods naturally rich in nutrients.
Fill at least two-thirds of your plate with vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans. Also, eating a diet loaded with these plant-based foods can help you stay at a healthy weight.
Sometimes, there’s nothing like a traditional salad to balance your diet and your taste buds. Mix fresh vegetables from your garden into this fresh dish. This salad makes a great low-calorie lunch or snack.
The citrus and ginger-soy sauce dressing turn cucumbers, tomatoes and avocados into a splendid salad. Serve this on a warm summer’s day to add the perfect flavor to your next gathering.
A sensational and explosive combination of roasted sweet yams, crunchy corn, black beans in a light jalapeño dressing.. This recipe is from Holly Clegg's Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 easy recipes from my Louisiana Kitchen.
This Black Bean Salad contains lots of good-for-you ingredients, including foods that are high in fiber and “good" fats. You might want to use some of these table decorations to delight your family and guests.
This is a basic recipe for making a healthy tossed salad, but where you take it from here is really up to you — nearly anything can be added in for more flavor and fun!
This is a delicious and healthy salad that we like to eat wrapped in lettuce. Lettuce wraps are a healthy new trend. You can use lettuce to wrap any salad or rice dish or, for a “light” change, substitute lettuce for bread and wrap your favorite sandwich.
Pack up and head to a park closer to home, with our picnic of Tuna Nicoise. Put the potatoes, beans, tuna, olives, tomatoes and lettuce in airtight containers. It's only minutes to assemble this one-dish buffet. And, in no time, your picnickers will be dishing up some delicious French cuisine.
Cool off during the dog days of summer with this refreshing California Salad. Add our super soup, made with red peppers and tomatoes, as another tasty treat. This recipe will make you sit up and beg for more!
This is a terrific salad for any occasion, and the flavor of the fruits and spices is delightful. Use leftover steak or flank steak as the salad’s base. Add in a layer of couscous for an exotic taste.
Serve this pasta salad with a great main dish and you're all set for a great summer barbecue.
This salad is great for lunch or dinner. The spinach and mushrooms are just a few of the flavorful vegetables that make this salad a great choice.
This beautiful salad is filled with plenty of hidden healthy ingredients, like lettuce and pears (antioxidants), walnuts (omega-3s) and blue cheese (a bit of calcium and lots of taste). The salad is perfect for a cool summer night or as the main course at your next get-together.
This is a great recipe for leftover grilled salmon. Serve over a salad of lettuce, chopped peppers or vegetables and sprinkle citrus vinaigrette. You’ve got a quick, easy and delicious meal.
This is one of Holly’s favorite southwestern salads, and it’s great for a one-meal dish. Holly adds 1 cup frozen corn, thawed and 1 15-ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained for added benefits and flavors.