Looking for something fresh and delicious to chase away the meat-and-fat heavy menus of the holidays that are now behind us? You’ve come to the right place! Here are a few nutritious salads you will surely enjoy.
The selection below aims to give you plenty of energy, boost your immune system and make you feel lighter after probably eating very heavy foods for the past few weeks. Check out what your local grocery store has to offer when it comes to produce and then see how those intersect with the nutritious salads below. We promise they’re all tasty, full of flavor and super healthy for you.
6 nutritious salads to make right now
Say hello to a delicious and healthy tuna salad. For an unforgettable taste coat your tuna with a ground mixture made from mustard seeds and peppercorns. This, together with the boiled egg, greatly enhances the vegetable goodie combo.
Try this mineral-packed, vitamin-loaded side-dish. The low-calorie quinoa and the peas give this salad a beefy, hearty texture, while the almond flakes and even the bell pepper add some crunchiness to it. Finish it with some avocado and savory herbs. You can serve it in style, if you want, by molding it into forms. Your guests will be in awe!
Let’s give this Tabbouleh salad an interesting offbeat touch with lemony and buttery sauteed bok choy. Spike this multi-cultural salad with jalapeno, chili, and lemon. Do not forget to add some figs, for a sweet touch.
How about this easy as pie salad, made with grilled salmon, creamy couscous, avocado, and sweet corn, tossed together with juicy tangerines, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds. Prepare a sweet and sour dressing with honey and lemon to transform this into a slightly refreshing delight.
This salad combines in a valiant way sweet and sour. Mix juicy pear slices and honey with baby spinach and pomegranate seeds. Toss these together with crunchy roasted walnuts, tangy vinegar, and mustard.
Shredded celery root, leek, apple, and hard-boiled eggs all tossed together? You can say about this salad that is vegetarian and complete. And also, that it is not a salty one. Yes, because we give it a spike by quickly preparing a sweet and sour dressing.