7 SALADS THAT SATISFY
GET YOUR SUMMER GREENS ON!
Summer is here! Now is the time to load up on the greens, fresh fruits and veggies!
A few fast facts for healthy salads:
Greens, Fruits and Veggies – have powerful anticancer effects, extends your life-span, makes your brain function better, repairs your DNA, increases your health, and they are high in nutrients and low in calories.
Lean Protein - builds and maintains lean muscle mass, strengthens your immune system, repairs damaged cells and tissues, reduces hunger hormones and boosts several satiety hormones, is loaded with vitamins B12, B6, iron, and zinc.
Fish – is high in omega 3’s (increasing your brain power), vitamin D, a great lean protein, and improves your sleep quality.
Nuts – are high in omega 3 essential fats, contributes to brain development, and elevates moods and emotional stability.
Below are 7 salads to make your summer meals healthy, colourful and creative!
1. RAINBOW OF FLAVOUR
Greens – tossed in lime infused olive oil and raspberry infused vinaigrette
2. MEDITERRANEAN SALAD
Greens – tossed in basil infused olive oil & balsamic vinegar
Kalamata Black Olives
3. HARVEST SALAD
4. WARM VEGAN DELIGHT
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms
Purple Onions with garlic (stir-fried and add…)
Tossed in lime juice and olive oil with sriracha / lime spices
5. PACIFIC COAST SALAD
Greens – tossed in maple infused balsamic vinaigrette and lemon infused olive oil
Baked Salmon – with lemon juice and Cajon seasonings
6. TROPICAL SALAD
Greens - tossed in Sesame Ginger Dressing
7. MEXICAN SALAD
Organic Corn Chips
Tossed in chili infused olive oil and balsamic vinegar