If you think salad is boring then you haven’t seen any of our Fresh Summer Salad Recipes. A good salad should be packed with flavour, texture and taste. You should want to eat salad, not because it is healthy but, because it is a delicious form of clean eating.
However, you may need a second nutritional opinion. Over at Foodal.com, they will give you 9 Good Reasons to eat a salad every day.
A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye and digestive problems, and have a positive effect upon blood sugar which can help keep appetite in check.
Furthermore, if you are an adherent of calorie-restricted dieting or any of the various fasting plans, you will know that controlling your diet can increase your longevity. A longer life mean so much more tim to explore and enjoy good food.
And, a salad that incorporates a selection of fresh fruit, lean chicken for protein and a few exotic green leaves is a flavour and texture you will love any day of the year. Not just those hot, balmy summer days.
Fresh Summer Salad
You don’t need to wait for summer to bring out the salad bowl. Salad can be, and possibly should be, an everyday meal.
What is this mitochondria that is mentioned in the post title? You may not have heard of mitochondria but, you have them and need them very badly.
Mitochondria are the vital cell organelles responsible for our energy and bodily warmth. They can be considered to be the batteries of life. I have covered the critical function of mitochondria in an earlier post on my MS Blog.
Seriously Good Corn Salad
This corn salad is actually an avocado and corn salad. The creamy avocado with a fresh, zingy garlic dressing is sure to fill you with warm summer joy.
The corn and baby tomatoes add a lovely splash of colour to your al-fresco picnic table.
Mexican Pasta Fresh Summer Salad
Any pasta salad is a welcome sight in our house. It is one of the few meals that I can make to entice my wife to eat salad.
However, this Mexican Pasta Salad adds jalapeño pepper to the zingy dressing for a real summer fiesta pasta salad. Who needs an excuse for a party?
Fiesta Pasta Salad is perfect for a family garden party, in this time of social distancing.
Shirazi Tomato and Cucumber Salad
Shiraz is the capital of the Fars Province in Iran. Formerly known as Persia. This Shirazi salad is typical of the region and is eaten in almost every Iranian home.
This is a gorgeous, light tomato and cucumber salad. Your family will love it and be so much the healthier for it.
Roxana is a registered dietitian and recipe developer. So, she really should know what is good for us.
Panzanella Fresh Summer Salad
For those of with a linguistic inclination, the word “Panzanella” might suggest, with the prefix “pan”, a bread dish.
And, sure enough, a Panzarella salad is a bread salad.
Summer vegetables with creamy mozzarella cheese with chunks of ciabatta dressed in a fragrant balsamic vinaigrette.create a delicious, fresh and flavoursome al-fresco lunch.
Panzanella is a traditional Tuscan bread salad. If you like Italian food, you will love Panzanella.
Furthermore, this Italian bread salad is bursting with so many vegetables. You will easily make your 5 a day.
Black Bean and Corn Salad
We have heard that black beans are super-healthy. So, we did a little research into why black beans are healthy. Our results suggest that thie Black Bean and Corn Salad should be a regular feature in our meal menu.
Take a look at Nicole’s serving suggestion and see what you think.
Summer Quinoa Bowl
Quinoa is considered by many to be a superfood.
If you like quinoa. You will love this Summer Quinoa Bowl.
Furthermore, this combination of tomato, avocado zucchini and cucumber is so tasty and refreshing.
Peruvian Chopped Salad
You may not associate sald with the tradition cuisine of Peru.
However, the inclusion of lima beans and corn help eatablish the Peruvian connection.
Furhermore, this disj just looks so fresh and vibrant.
The inclusion of jalapeños helps to spice up the cool salad.