Best Salads Without Lettuce (Slideshow)
Avocado, Mint, and Quinoa Salad
Quinoa is a healthy and hearty vegetable (yes, it's a vegetable!) that tastes good as both a hot side or a cold salad.
Cannellini Bean Salad
Bean salads are typically taken to picnics and potlucks. Don't limit it to these gatherings! Bean salads are a great source of protein and fiber. Pop open a can, mix it with other healthy ingredients, and eat this salad as a post workout snack that'll keep you full in a healthy way.
Tomato and Watermelon Salad
Watermelon invokes Summer and a refreshing snack. Its ability to refresh is no different when put in a salad.
Watermelon, Radish, Fennel Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
Watermelon pairs well with many ingredients in providing a base for both healthy and tasty salads.
Farro Salad with Spring Peas, Onions, and Feta
Farro is a hulled wheat that can be used in soups, sides, and salads. Its versatile in use and a healthy. Its packed with fiber and magnesium and helps you sustain a healthy immune system.
Cucumber Melon Salad
Nothing says summer salad like this Cucumber Melon Salad. This salad hits many notes with its sweet, cool, and tangy ingredients.
Chickpea, Avocado, and Pea Shoot Salad with Orange Dill Dressing
This high-protein salad is every bit as hearty and satisfying as it is light and refreshing. Serving it warm allows the flavors to stand out, and brings out the richness of the avocado. Pea shoots can be hard to come by and won’t make or break your salad. They’re well worth a bit of searching, as they’re nutrient-packed, tender, and delicious, but if you can’t find them, you’ll enjoy this combination equally well with watercress.
Grapefruit, Fennel, and Feta Salad
With the crunch of fennel, richness of feta, and burst of flavor from grapefruit, this salad is fulfilling and refreshing.
Green Bean Salad with Goat Cheese Dressing
Goat cheese makes a uniquely tangy dressing for crisp-cooked green beans and sweet corn kernels.