Three Healthy & Tasty Salad Recipes (Quick & Vegetarian Options)




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    Published on July 26, 2015 by Nish

    Salads are perfect for the summer and can be quite versatile. In this video we are sharing three simple, quick, and tasty salads with modifications to your likings.

    The amount for each ingredient is dependent upon your macro and calorie needs. For this reason I am not going to provide calorie or macro for this recipe video. On average these three salads should contain between 300 to 500 calories with 20 to 40 g of protein.

    Salad 1: Chicken Salad

    Ingredients:
    Left over chicken breast (you can use other left over proteins)
    Left over stir fried veggies ( I used bell peppers, zucchini, and radish, you can use any other veggies you have left over)
    Chopped carrots and cucumber raw
    Dried fruit (I used cranberriers. You can use other dried fruits or fresh chopped fruits)
    Raw nuts (I used almonds. You can use other nuts or seeds)
    Greens (I used lettuce mix and songino. You can use spinach or any other greens)
    Seasoning: salt, pepper, red crushed pepper (you can use other seasonings you like)
    Dressing: 1 tsp olive oil and some balsamic vinegar (you can use store bought low calorie dressing)

    Instructions:
    Put the greens into the salad bowl first then add the other ingredients. Top with seasonings and dressing and stir with a big spoon.

    Salad 2: Vegetarian Salad

    Ingredients:
    Canned chicken peas for protein (you can use other canned legume or other vegetarian protein sources)
    Canned veggies ( I used canned carrots, peas, farro, and lentils. You can use other canned veggies such as corns and green beans)
    Cucumber raw
    Dried fruit (I used cranberries. You can use other dried fruits or fresh chopped fruits)
    Raw nuts (I used almonds. You can use other nuts or seeds)
    Greens (I used lettuce mix and songino. You can use spinach or any other greens)
    Seasoning: salt, pepper, red crushed pepper (you can use other seasonings you like)
    Dressing: 1 tsp olive oil and some balsamic vinegar (you can use store bought low calorie dressing)

    Instructions:
    Put the greens into the salad bowl first then add the other ingredients. Top with seasonings and dressing and stir with a big spoon.

    Salad 3: Canned Tuna Salad

    Ingredients:
    Canned tuna as protein (you can use other canned protein)
    Grape tomatoes
    Chopped carrots and cucumber raw
    Dried fruit (I used cranberries. You can use other dried fruits or fresh chopped fruits)
    Raw nuts (I used almonds. You can use other nuts or seeds)
    Greens (I used lettuce mix and songino. You can use spinach or any other greens)
    Optional: you can add a boiled egg if you have it on hand
    Seasoning: salt, pepper, red crushed pepper (you can use other seasonings you like)
    Dressing: 1 tsp olive oil and some balsamic vinegar (you can use store bought low calorie dressing)

    Instructions:
    Put the greens into the salad bowl first then add the other ingredients. Top with seasonings and dressing and stir with a big spoon.

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