Thursday, 1 May 2014

Salad Making Guideline!

There are countless foods that taste good mixed into a salad that allow you to pack in a ton of nutrition within just one meal. The trick is knowing how to build a salad from the greens all the way to the extra toppings so you can optimize the nutritive value of the meal!


Start w. Leafy Greens...
...1.5 - 2 Cups
- Arugula
- Lettuce
- Mixed Greens
- Spinach

Add Protein...
...1 or 2 Servings
- Sliced Boiled Egg
- Crumbled Feta Cheese/Mozzarella
- Grated Parmesan Cheese
- Grilled Chicken/Turkey
- Salmon/Tuna (Fresh/Canned)
- Black Beans/Kidney Beans
- Chickpeas
- Lentils

Add Veggies...
...2 Tablespoons
- Avocado
- Chopped Asparagus
- Sprouts
- Beets
- Bell Peppers
- Broccoli
- Shredded Carrots
- Celery
- Corn
- Cucumber
- Peas
- Tomato

Add Fruit...
- 1/2 Sliced Apple
- 1 Teaspoon Cranberries
- Handful of Grapes
- 1/2 Sliced Pear
- Sliced Strawberries
- Mandarin Chunks

Additional Toppings...
...1 Tablespoon
- Almonds, Cashews, Pecans, Walnuts
- Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Sesame Seeds


Enjoy!
R