BLOG NUTRITION, FOOD, WEIGHT, LIFESTYLE, HEALTH
May 29, 2013
Make your Salad Interesting
What better time to experiment with new and interesting fixes in your salad than spring/summer? Beautiful weather calls for fresh, light & quick dinners like these.
1. Spinach & Grapefruit Griller Salad:
Top spinach with grilled strips of flank steak, grilled grapefruit slices, grilled pecans & reduced-fat blue cheese
2. Seafood De-Light
Top mixed baby greens with grilled shrimp, blackberries, toasted walnuts, light goat cheese and a berry vinaigrette
3. Wedge w/a Twist
Top a wedge of romaine with this yummy canned tuna mix: canned albacore tuna, basil pesto and Greek yogurt mixed, plus red onion, cherry and sundried tomatoes & pine nuts
4. Saucy Asian/American Mix
Top shredded romaine lettuce with diced chicken, refrigerated, slivered almonds, pineapple tidbits, lower-sugar craisins, green onions and a drizzle of spicy sesame vinaigrette
A mix of any in-season fruit, greens, low-fat cheese, nuts and proteins can make for an interesting & refreshing dinner. Get daring and be pleasantly surprised with the flavor results! Enjoy!