Indulge in a healthy summer salad which is packed with vitamins, nutrients and will also keep you away from snacking.
Experiment with some seasonal fruits, vegetables, and even nuts and grains for a delicious meal which is quick and easy to prepare for lunch or dinner. Try some of the following salads if you need some inspiration tonight.
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White bean and avocado salad
Ingredients: tahini, avocado, miso paste, rice vinegar, soy sauce, lime, vegetable broth, broccoli, white beans, olive oil, kale, pumpkin seeds
The only thing you need to do is boil the white beans until tender, then whisk them with the miso sauce. Prepare the vegetables, then serve.
Ingredients: pepitas, flax seeds, poppy seeds, red cabbage, carrots, green pears, mint, walnuts, lemon juice, olive oil, beets
Prep your food processor, then combine the seeds until they are slightly crumbly in texture. Slice the beets, cabbage and carrots, then arrange on a plate to serve with the dressing of your choice.
Roasted sprouts and kale
Ingredients: brussel sprouts, olive oil, sea salt, kale, ground pepper
This is the perfect salad if you’re low on supplies, but still want to create something really tasty. Toss the sprouts with olive oil and salt, then bake in the oven until golden brown. Remove from the heat, and prepare with the rest of the salad.
Red onion salad
Ingredients: red onion, apple cider vinegar, coconut sugar, sea salt
While the name might sound a little off-putting, this salad is actually full of taste and flavour (not to mention that it’s really good for you!). Serve with fresh tahini and mint for extra fresh flavour.
Watermelon tomato salad
Ingredients: watermelon, tomato, cucumber, avocado, mint, olive oil, greens, salt and pepper
We’re finishing off this list with a classic summer salad, featuring fresh and juicy watermelon. Serve with feta cheese cubes, and season with olive oil for some extra texture and flavour. Yum!
What are some of your favourite summer salads?
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