8 Healthy Salad Recipes (Slideshow)
Celery Citrus Salad with Feta Recipe
Crunchy celery contrasts with sweet, tender citrus in this lovely salad that perfectly exhibits how a touch of highly flavorful ingredients--balsamic vinegar and feta--can elevate a dish without adding too much in the way of fat or sodium.
Fennel and Tangerine Salad Recipe
For the most aromatic results, chop the fragrant, dark green fronds attached to the fennel bulb and toss them in the salad along with the other ingredients.
Festive and Healthy Jicama Salad Recipe
This green salad is packed with colorful, crunchy veggies, making it an excellent complement to chili and other south of the border entrées.
Jicama Salad with Lime and Cucumber Recipe
A nice change from the standard green salad, this crunchy jicama side dish incorporates chopped cucumber, freshly squeezed lime juice and a dash of salt and spice. The longer the salad sits, the more flavorful it becomes. A perfect compliment to fresh grilled fish or a plate of black beans and rice.
Mango, Avocado, and Black Bean Salad Recipe
Tropical flavors of mango and citrus complement black beans in this colorful salad.
Healthy Mango and Qunioa Salad Recipe
Mango lends a sweet note to this colorful quinoa salad with a variety of flavors and textures. It's equally delicious served warm or chilled.
Healthy Orange and Avocado Salad Recipe
Tropical flavors come together with eye-catching results in this bright salad. Red sea salt from Hawaii pairs perfectly with sweet-tart orange and creamy avocado, but any finishing salt will yield a fine salad.
Warm Winter Greens Salad Recipe
For a variation on the typical green salad, try this warm winter version. Gently sautéed curly endive or escarole and radicchio create the base, while capers, olives, currants, pine nuts and orange zest make this salad dance in your mouth. Add crisp bacon, grilled sausage, or prosciutto for a heartier dish.