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3 Healthy Salads You Can Eat Everyday
Without Getting Bored!

3 Healthy Salads You Can Eat Everyday Without Getting Bored!

Salads are the go-to dishes for health-conscious people. Full of proteins and vitamins, they help us satiate our hunger and go easy with whatever the main course is (that is, in most cases). They can be made by including many different healthy vegetables that are mostly taken in raw form. Several types of salads are presented as dressed and may be served at room temperature or even chilled.

We are thus offering three delicious and healthy salads (and their recipes) that you can get started with today. They are:

  • Healthy Couscous Salad Recipe

  • Healthy Italian Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

  • Healthy Avocado Guacamole & Feta Salsa Salad with Cheese Recipe

We welcome you to check out these three easy types of salads today. They don’t take more than 10 mins to prepare them and more than five minutes to be eaten. These recipes are easy to prepare and are the perfect options to take to work or enjoying as a versatile side dish. You can store these power-packed and delicious salads in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

1. Healthy Couscous Salad Recipe

The weekend is here. Yes, it is my favorite part of the week am I am pretty sure it’s yours too. Fridays are meant for friends, especially the closed ones. For weekends, this salad is the perfect companion to your lunches and dinners, and here’s just how you can get started with it.

Ingredients

  • 100 gms couscous

  • 200 ml vegetable stock

  • 2 pieces spring onion

  • 1 red pepper

  • 50 gms feta cheese

  • 2 tbsp pesto

Method

  • Dip couscous into a large bowl.

  • Pour over the stock.

  • Cover it and leave for 10 mins until the mixture becomes fluffy and all the stock has been absorbed.

  • Slice the onions and pepper and dice the cucumber.

  • Add these to the couscous, fork through pesto, crumble in feta, then sprinkle over pine nuts to serve.

Nutritional Info

Serves 4

  • Calories 384Kcal,

  • Total Fat 16.2g,

  • Carbs 53.1g,

  • Sugars 5.6g,

  • Fiber 5.9g,

  • Protein 12.4g,

  • Sodium 519.8mg,

  • Potassium 207mg

Also read: Looking for some healthy salad dressing recipes for weight loss? Here they are!

2. Healthy Italian Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Who doesn’t love cold or hot salad bowls? And who doesn’t know pesto pasta salad recipes? We are sure you guys can’t get enough of this simple dinner idea. Brown-rice is used here for that little extra healthier punch plus it cooks fast whilst the chicken is sautéing. The first time this recipe was put to action, it stole the limelight at a dinner party like a boss.

Ingredients

  • 16 oz package pasta (gluten-free)

  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced

  • 1 sliced onion

  • Salt & pepper to taste

  • 1/3 cup diced tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce

  • Arugula leaves (Optional)

Method

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes and then drain.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  • Sauté garlic until tender, then stir in chicken.

  • Season with salt & black pepper.

  • Cook until chicken is golden and cooked through.

  • In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, tomatoes, onion, arugula leaves, and pesto.

  • Toss to coat evenly.

Nutritional Info

Serves 8

Nutritional value per serve:

  • Calories 326 Kcal,

  • Fat 10 g,

  • Carbs 40 g,

Next up is another sizzler that is popular in western countries for its exceptional health benefits and the relative ease of making.

3. Healthy Avocado Guacamole & Feta Salsa Salad with Cheese Recipe

It’s the summer special of guacamole & feta salsa. The tomatoes in the traditional salsa keep the sanity of the recipe alive and the addition of guacamole gives it a distinct color and flavorful texture. The latter is added because it is a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin c and folate, and Vitamin K but is low on cholesterol.

Did you know that avocado is a popular muscle building superfood too? It’s because they are full of monosaturated fats and vitamins, and you should eat half to one avocado every day.

Feta also does what it does best- it boosts the creaminess of the salsa and makes it even more nutritious. This salad is rich in calcium and is a delicious summer special for the people who love food. Make it today and serve it with pita or vegetable chips and enjoy your weekend.

Ingredients

  • 1 plum tomatoes, chopped

  • 1/2 ripe avocado – peeled, pitted and chopped

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped red onion

  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced

  • 1-1/2 tsp snipped fresh parsley

  • 1-1/2 tsp chopped fresh oregano

  • 1-1/2 tsp olive oil

  • 1-1/2 tsp red or white wine vinegar

  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese

Method

  • Gently stir tomatoes, avocados, onion, and garlic in a bowl.

  • Mix in parsley and oregano.

  • Gently stir in olive oil and vinegar.

  • Gently stir in olive oil and vinegar.

  • Stir in feta.

  • Cover and chill ideally for 2 hours before serving.

Nutritional Info

Serves 6

Nutritional value per serve:

  • Calories 67kcal,

  • Fat 6g,

  • Carbs 3g,

  • Protein 2g

Benefits of eating salad

Eating salads is a well rewarding experience because they provide you with your daily dose of vitamins and minerals in their purest form, besides increasing the number of antioxidants in your blood. One should go for leafy greens in salads because they offer a huge nutritional benefit and can be had fresh.

Eating different types of salads daily can help you boost your immunity and can offer better protection against heart diseases. It would also keep diabetes, blood pressure, and skin disorders in check. Most of the salads are rich in fiber, a nutrient that can help your digestive system stay strong.