Toss together one of these easy salads from the following for your dinner tonight. Easy and Healthy that are ready in no time.
1. Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad
Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad
A slight change to the classic tomato avocado salad with the addition of creamy avocados and fresh cilantro brings out a delicious and healthy salad. This would be absolutely an all time favorite salad to most of us. Once tried, this will become a regularly made salad in your routine. Easy and an excellent salad!!
Take a large bowl, add diced avocados, tomatoes, sliced onions, cucumber and chopped cilantro. Toss gently.
Drizzle olive oil, lemon juice. Sprinkle salt and pepper and toss well. Serve immediately.
2. Zesty Black-eyed Peas Salad
Zesty Black-eyed Pea Salad
This Salad recipe is perfect for those who are calorie conscious. Black eyed peas are lower in calories than any other beans, rich in protein and folate. Creamy texture of these peas with a combination of bell peppers and corn topped with a tangy dressing of vinaigrette makes an easy and healthy salad.
3.Citrus Cucumber Salad
Citrus Cucumber Salad
Cucumber is very refreshing in hot summer.This is a light refreshing salad with a slight dressing of olive oil and lemon juice which can be enjoyed as a side salad or simply add more vegetables to it for a fuller meal.
4. Easy Macaroni Salad
Easy Macaroni Salad
This one is a super easy and tasty Macaroni Salad. It is definitely difficult for anyone to resist eating this creamy and mouth watering salad.
Take a medium bowl and combine all the dressing ingredients and whisk well until mixed properly.
Take another bowl, add macaroni, celery, bell peppers and green onions. Toss gently. Add the dressing and toss again until the dressing is evenly distributed. Chill in the refrigerator. Serve and enjoy.
5. Simple Quinoa Salad
Simple Quinoa Salad
Quinoa is a very healthy choice of grain to include in your diet. Its high in fiber, iron, and vitamin C. Quinoa when combined with light vegetables like cucumber and tomatoes, creamy avocado bites and fresh parsley brings out a unique, easy and a healthy salad.
Take a small saucepan, add water and bring it to a boil.
Add in quinoa and salt and stir, cover the lid and lower the flame and let it cook for 15 mins.
Transfer quinoa into a bowl and let it cool. Add parsley, cucumber, tomatoes, avocado and oil to quinoa. Mix and season to taste with salt and pepper.
6. Beans Sprouts, Spring Onion and Capsicum Salad
Bean Sprouts, Spring Onions and Capsicum Salad
This is a very healthy Salad in which fresh vegetables are flavored with beautiful aroma of garlic. The lemon and basil dressing serves as an excellent source of vitamin C.
7. Fruity Chick Peas Salad
Fruity Chick peas Salad
An interesting and a different combination of chick peas, fruits and veggies. Chick peas are stored with full of protein, calcium and iron. Tomatoes and oranges add vitamin C to the dish. You can add other fruits and vegetables of your choice like pomegranate, grapes, apple, kiwi etc. Just make sure not to add fruits like mangoes and bananas. This Salad can be enjoyed with a light main course at lunch time or anytime as a snack..
Take a bowl and combine all the ingredients except salt and pepper. Let it chill in the refrigerator. Just before serving add salt and pepper and serve.
Tip: You can use kidney beans also in place of chick peas.
8. Black Bean and Corn Salad
Black Bean and Corn Salad
This is a very healthy salad featuring black beans, corn, zesty tomatoes,soft avocados and lime juice.
9. Broccoli and Zucchini Salad
Broccoli zucchini salad for weight loss
This Salad includes a variety of easily available fruits and veggies like healthy green broccoli, zucchini which is a great veggie for weight loss, fresh and light cucumber, crispy apple, carrots and different herbs which gives amazing flavors. You will finish a whole bowl of this salad and still feel light. A very healthy and easy choice of salad for your dinner.
Take broccoli florets and corn, add salt and water. Let it boil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Drain and keep it aside to cool.
Take a deep bowl add chopped zucchini, cucumber, carrot, apple, broccoli and corn. Sprinkle salt.
Add mayonnaise, black salt, black pepper, thyme, basil, lemon juice and toss well. You can add these ingredients based on your personal preference.
Top it with pomegranate seeds and toss lightly. Serve immediately.
10. Fresh Fruit and Lettuce Salad
Fresh Fruit and Lettuce Salad
This salad is packed with full of different nutrients from different fruits(rich in vitamin C). Fresh Lettuce gives a crunchiness to the salad topped with lemony-honey dressing makes each spoon of the salad a sheer pleasure to your mouth.
Add all the ingredients in a deep bowl and toss well.
Add the lemony-honey dressing to it and mix well. Garnish it with almonds and refrigerate for 30 minutes and Serve.
Tip:You can add any fruit of your choice.
11. Waldorf Salad
Here is another very famous Waldorf Salad. This salad was initially originated in New York city.Its rich and creamy in texture with crunchy apples, sweet grapes, fresh celery and toasted walnuts arranged on a bed of fresh green lettuce. You can omit mayonnaise if u want and use thick yogurt and little honey instead of it.
Prepare the dressing by combining all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk well.
Take a medium sized bowl, add in apples, celery, walnuts, grapes and toss lightly. Pour the dressing on top of it and mix well.
Serve on a fresh bed of lettuce.
Tip: If you want to avoid mayonnaise, use thick yogurt with a little bit of honey. Honey will balance the tartness of yogurt. And also avoid lemon juice if using yogurt.