Are you bored from the same old salad greens, why not try some other fresh salad meals? Salads are evergreen; you can have them during summers or winters, in breakfast, lunch or dinner. Salads are considered an all-time food because of its nutritional value; it’s fibrous, good for heart, and aid in weight loss. They are quite light too. Try out some variations and you can make them heavy but they may not serve the purpose of being healthy though they may taste good enough.
The basic thing that all salads can have is lemon juice or at least lemon squeezed onto each. Lemon is a good source of Vitamin C and also helps in quick digestion. Lemon has more advantages over its other substituents. The best thing about these salad recipes is that all these ingredients are easily available almost in every country and during most part of the seasons. Prefer organic ingredients over other ingredients for additional health benefits. Eat healthy and be healthy with these easy to make salads at home
Here Are The 13 Quick And Healthy Nutrition Salads:
Sweet and Sour Cabbage Salad
Take shredded cabbage, chopped coriander and some mint leaves smaller in size. Take them all in a bowl; add olive oil, some vinegar, few raisins, and lemon juice. Mix them well and have them during any part of the day.
Cucumber Feta Salad
Slice some fresh cucumbers without peeling it, if you can, add red onion slices, black pepper, and garnish the salad with Feta cheese. Feta cheese is basically curd cheese made from goat’s milk or you may add cheese made from skimmed/low-fat milk.
Cauliflower And Bean Salad
Take small flowers of cauliflower, soaked beans or baked beans, red wine vinegar, and fennel seeds. Mix them and add some olive oil to it. You may replace red wine vinegar with salad dressings available in market but not all of these dressings are healthy in fact they can make you fat with regular consumption. Add some lemon juice, mix well, and serve.
Steamed Corn Salad
Steamed corn can be had as it is with lemon juice only or try lovely combinations like corn, chopped onion, tomato, carrot, and coriander leaves along with some black pepper powder.
Dice beet, orange, and papaya, add pomegranate and few walnuts to the whole mixture. Eat with or without lemon juice, it’ll taste good both ways. You may or may not choose to add olive oil or flavored coconut oil.
White Melon Salad
Remove rind, cut into pieces, cool it and add some fresh mint leaves, sprinkle lemon juice and have it immediately to feel fresh juicy fruit going into your stomach. It’s light and can be had 3-5 times a day in optimum quantities.
Honeydew Melon Salad
It is also known as musk melon and is greenish or yellowish from inside as well as outside. Remove rind, cut into pieces, and cool it down. Add some honey on top of it and eat fresh.
Barbecue Chicken Salad
Take properly cooked chicken, add baked beans (or dried beans), and green onion. Top it with yogurt dressing and have in small quantities at short intervals especially during winters.
Take green pulses, sprout them and have them directly. To make them little tastier for kids, saute them slightly in cooking oil by adding chopped green onions, chopped tomatoes, diced green chili (optional), cumin seeds and little salt. Toss them and serve them with sprinkled lemon juice.
Cheesy Lentils Salad
Boil some lentils; add some small cheese cubes, sweet corns, chopped tomatoes, and some lemon juice. Toss and have them. It’s a quick and easy recipe.
Boil egg, take white portion, dice it, and add freshly boiled green beans and few olives. Add just a little salt and black pepper. Don’t forget to garnish with coriander leaves and some lemon juice drops.
Marinate tofu all-night or for few hours at least. Bake it, and add some baked (or fried) peanuts, customize it with chopped vegetables and add some lemon juice. Have fresh for health benefits. Adding shredded green, red and yellow capsicum will attract your children towards this salad.
Avocado Pasta Salad
Avocados are good for cutting down your belly. Add pasta, small pieces of avocados, baby corns or you may replace pasta with strawberry or toss them and have them all together. Add some nuts for other variations; skip cashew-nuts as they lead to weight gain.