Salads are a central point of any diet, but not all salads are created healthy. Salads at many restaurants and certain traditional salad recipes such as Caesar salads can be loaded with calories.
Check out these delicious, low calorie and healthy salad recipes, pick out your favorites and incorporate them into your diet menu to lose weight fast! Also, be on the lookout for other great salad ideas online because there are THOUSANDS available, meaning you will never get tired of eating green!
Healthy Salad Recipes
1. Flank Steak Salad with Plums and Blue Cheese Recipe
This wonderful filling salad is under 300 calories, but will fill you up and bring your taste buds to life with a unique combination of steak, cheese, fruits and greens.
2. Holiday Chicken Salad Recipe
Chicken Salad is a classic meal that can be healthy and with this recipe a bit more interesting. Use low fat mayo to make it a tad less heavy and serve it on whole wheat bread or in lettuce cups.
3. Chicken Pecan Salad Recipe
Sweet and spicy is the name of the game for this chicken pecan salad. It has a large variety of ingredients which can be expensive, so I would recommend cooking this recipe in a large batch to keep you full all week long.
4. Healthy Garden Salad Recipe
This colorful salad is for bean lovers and those who are tired of lettuce heavy salads. Main ingredients in this salad include edamame, frozen corn kernels, cherry tomatoes & beans.
5. Healthy Potato Salad Recipe
A favorite of many, this healthy potato salad recipe will keep you belly full for hours to come. Red potatoes, eggs and lots of veggies make up the bulk of this recipe.
6. Artichoke & Ripe Olive Tuna Salad Recipe
A great and healthy tuna salad recipe with some bite! This rich flavored salad is easy to make and has only 210 calories per severing based on the recipe.
7. Chicken & Fruit Salad Recipe
A great chicken salad mixed with interesting fruits such as melon and your choice of salad greens. Under 250 calories and lots of protein!
8. EatingWell Power Salad Recipe
A healthy version of the chef’s salad that uses substitutes such as turkey breast and reduced fat cheese to turn a once bloating salad into a healthy and filling one.
9. Chicken and Strawberry Salad Recipe
A light spring salad filled with protein and other goodness using chicken and strawberries to create contrast.
10. Healthy Salad Recipe
An easy to make salad alternative that’s main ingredients include artichokes, tomatoes and pita.
11. Healthy Tuna & Pasta Salad Recipe
An easily cookable recipe that is comprised mainly of pasta and tuna. Try replacing the pasta with a whole wheat alternative, otherwise just keep your portions in control.
12. Healthy Salmon Salad Recipe
An interesting salad heavy on the salmon side. There are lots of ingredients, but it’s well worth the effort!
13. Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe
A great grilled chicken salad recipe with an indian style marinade that takes the salad to the next level.
14. Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pitas Recipe
As you can probably tell by now I’m a big fan of chicken salad and this is one of my favorites.
15. Cracked Wheat Salad with Nectarines, Parsley, and Pistachios Recipe
An excitingly healthy side dish salad that can be paired with just about anything such as chicken, lamb or salmon or eaten on its own!
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