All this month we’ve explored leafy green salads that are perfect for lunch. Let’s check out ideas for the rest of your day.
- Breakfast: anything goes with fruit salads
- Slice up your favorite fruits: apples, pears, oranges, peaches, kiwi
- Add whole berries, grapes
- Drizzle with a teaspoon of honey and sprinkle with chopped fresh mint
- Dinner: add these combinations to leafy greens for a heartier meal
- Chickpeas and chopped bell peppers
- Grilled shrimp and orange slices
- Prepared salsa, black beans and fresh cilantro
- Grilled flank steak, roasted onions and chopped scallions
- Picnics: impress the ants with these yummy choices
- Egg salad: use 2 whole hard-boiled eggs and 4 hard-boiled egg whites, fresh dill, chopped peppers, prepared horseradish and low-fat mayo
- Grilled corn, cooked bay scallops, chopped tomatoes and fresh basil
- Steamed shrimp, cooked soba noodles, grated ginger, rice vinegar and low-sodium soy sauce
Checking In: Did You Go Beyond Iceberg?
Iceberg lettuce is a classic salad staple, but there are healthier choices out there. Boost the nutrition of your salad by adding dark leafy greens. You’ll add more flavor too.
Healthful Tips: Salad Ideas Your Kids Will Love
Rachael Ray is known for family-friendly meals. Check out some of these salads with kid appeal:
- Thai Lettuce Cups
- Asian Cucumber Spinach Salad
- Mini Cheeseburger Salad
- Curry Chicken Salad
- New Pesto Pasta Salad
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