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Healthy Salads

Berry and Cottage Cheese Salad Recipe

This salad brings together a rich blend of antioxidants, easy-to-digest protein, and cucumbers that make it cool and refreshing for after a workout or on a hot day.

Be sure to dry the berries before combining them with the dressing ingredients. Read more about Berry and Cottage Cheese Salad Recipe

 

Jamie Oliver's Red Beet Salad Recipe

I'm constantly on the lookout for recipes that call for raw red beets, as these root vegetables contain a variety of nutrients that can help prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer, especially colon cancer. Red beets are also rich in B vitamins, including folate, which makes them useful for preventing birth defects. Read more about Jamie Oliver's Red Beet Salad Recipe

 

Healthy Protein-Rich Salad

Looking for a light but filling summer salad while doing our full body cleanse program? Look no further than this colourful medley of antioxidant and protein-rich plant foods. Many thanks to Kristen for showing us the way. - Ben Kim Read more about Healthy Protein-Rich Salad

 

A Delectable, Nutrient-Rich Winter Salad Recipe

Rich in cancer-fighting carotenoids and healthy doses of plant protein, iron, folate, and fiber, this succulent sweet potato and lentil salad is well worth trying and particularly nice on cold winter days.

I learned this recipe from a similar version that was presented in an issue of GOOP, a newsletter put out by actress Gwyneth Paltrow. - Ben Kim Read more about A Delectable, Nutrient-Rich Winter Salad Recipe

 

How to Make World-Class Salads

I find that people who don't regularly eat salad typically don't have the experience of enjoying one that's rich and varied enough to be a satisfying, stand alone meal.

If this describes you, I hope that the salad making tips found below are helpful in making world-class, nutrient-rich salads a regular part of your day. Read more about How to Make World-Class Salads

 

Black Bean, Tomato, and Corn Salad Recipe

My wife surprised me with this delicious salad one night after a fun evening of playing tennis. It's best when tomatoes and sweet corn are in season, but it's still highly satisfying when made with frozen corn that's been steamed or boiled.

This filling salad is rich in folate (folic acid), manganese, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, and lycopene. Read more about Black Bean, Tomato, and Corn Salad Recipe

 

Sweet Potato and Pecan Salad with Lime Recipe

If you're looking for a delicious and filling vegetable that is naturally abundant in antioxidants, look no further than the humble sweet potato.

Sweet potatoes are rich in a number of micronutrients, the most prominent of which are vitamin C and beta-carotene; both are powerful antioxidants that can significantly decrease your risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease, including diabetes, and various types of cancer, including colon cancer. Read more about Sweet Potato and Pecan Salad with Lime Recipe

 

Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad Recipe

I learned this recipe from a similar version that was presented in an issue of GOOP, a newsletter put out by actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Rich in cancer-fighting carotenoids and healthy doses of plant protein, iron, folate, and fiber, this succulent sweet potato and lentil salad is well worth trying. Read more about Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad Recipe

 

Carrot and Cilantro Salad Recipe

Few herbs pack the same health-promoting punch that fresh cilantro does. Also called coriander in some parts of the world, fresh cilantro is thought to support blood sugar-regulating mechanisms and gastrointestinal health. Read more about Carrot and Cilantro Salad Recipe

 

Baby Spinach Salad with Pecans and Bosc Pear

On days when I feel like having an all-raw and relatively light meal, I turn to some type of salad with a handful of raw nuts. Yesterday, I found a recipe for baby spinach salad with pecans and Bosc pear in a wonderful raw foods cookbook called Living Cuisine. I tweaked the recipe a bit, taking into account the ingredients that we had on hand in our kitchen, and proceeded to have a truly memorable salad meal.

If you enjoy healthy salads that provide a number of contrasting textures and flavors, I encourage you to give the following recipe a try. Did I mention that it's really good for your health? It's rich in calcium, iron, folate, healthy fatty acids, healthy protein, and complex carbohydrates, including fiber. Read more about Baby Spinach Salad with Pecans and Bosc Pear

 

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