This is a great meal prep idea! Fresh blanched green beans are tossed with sliced red onion, herbs and a simple vinaigrette. Learn what blanching is and how to do it, as well as what to look for when purchasing green beans and preparing them.
These are my go-to salad dressings when I want something vegan, gluten free, dairy free and low glycemic. The dressings work on salads, burrito bowls and Buddha bowls and are a great meal prep idea. Instead of buying sugar-laden store bought dressings, make your own at home for a much healthier, nutritious dressing.
A tutorial with tips, tricks and 3 different salad recipes so you can prepare fresh, crunchy salads for the whole week ahead. For a busy week of work, salads can be a great meal prep option. Load them up with lots of filling vegetables and lean proteins and get creative with what goes in your
This right here is the salad dreams were made of. All the fall flavors we all know and love thrown together in a bowl and we call this “healthy” because it’s salad, but in reality it’s not just apples and acorn squash and arugula, but also crumbled bacon and goat cheese…because obviously. Then top that
This healthy, quick and easy turkey taco salad is loaded with the goodies – shredded cheese, tomatoes, cucumber, beans, corn, black olives, red pepper, fresh cilantro and crunchy corn chips. I like to make this meal a lot, especially for meal prepping for the week ahead, but used to get stumped on the best healthy
Sometimes you need a quick side dish to go with your BBQ’d chicken, or fried fish, or for a potluck, or for just about anything. This quick and simple 3 bean salad is so easy, using only a few ingredients, without a complicated dressing recipe, and the flavors are fresh and yummy.
A few years ago, I would order out for lunch every day, leading to a terrible looking bank account and a terrible feeling all over my body. I quickly realized that something had to change, so I overhauled my whole routine and started devoting time each weekend to preparing for the week ahead. I taught
Winter is slowly creeping up on us in New England. When you start waking up and seeing your neighbors roofs dusted in white, you know it’s beginning. The smell of a wood burning fire wafting through crisp air, with the crunch of leaves under your boots and the grey skies looming up above, makes me
This is the kind of salad that maybe you might cry over, because it’s just that good. And to know that what you’re eating has so many nourishing values to it makes it that much better. My kale caesar salad was inspired by a dining experience I had recently that I can’t stop thinking about, so I made
What if I told you that the bowl you see pictured above contained sweet, spicy, savory and crunchy flavors, all wrapped into one? What if I told you that everything in that bowl is made from scratch, and that this took under 20 minutes to throw together? Full of protein, fresh vegetables, healthy fats, antioxidant
Definitely one of my all-time favorite summer salads! I use it as a side dish, snack, with shrimp for a complete meal or mixed in with pasta and sprinkle of parm. Inspired by a recipe found at Whole Foods, it’s one salad you must try.
A super fresh salad good for any time of day, served on a chip or a fork, you really can’t go wrong. It’s just so darn fresh, delicious and easy!
A salad to enjoy any day of the week, with minimal effort. You’ll think you just ordered this from a cafe, not made in your kitchen! Fresh ingredients and a zippy vinaigrette make this a new lunchtime staple.
A great addition to salads or just by the spoonful and loaded with tons of healthy veggies and fiber and protein rich chickpeas.
The CD Detox Salad is full of fresh ingredients and is a great way to get you back on track when you really need it. Everything in this detox salad is 100% all-natural – including the pomegranate and ginger vinaigrette! So delicious, so fruity and so full of vitamins and minerals, it’s pure perfection.
We love this for it’s perfect crunch and spicy flavor all paired perfectly with fresh sliced cucumber. It’s a weekly lunch staple around here.
A fresh take on a summer salad and a classic southern staple, this will quickly become a regular at your BBQ’s. Black eyed peas, chopped red onion, celery and a light lemon vinaigrette pair perfectly with the brown rice with the summery taste of freshly chopped mint. Easy & Delicious!
Enjoy the fresh flavors of summer with Greek Panzanella Salad.
No sugar, no salt, no mayo and nothing artificial. You’ve just got to try this!
Quinoa tossed together with edamame, carrots and cucumber drizzled with a freshly grated ginger and toasted sesame dressing.
A healthier version of the classic you’d normally order at the pizza place around the corner.
Need a quick lunch idea? Throw together a 1/2 cup chickpeas, 1/4 cup fat-free feta cheese, a big handful of shredded carrots, about 1 cup diced cucumber and 1 tablespoon Trader Joes Light Champagne Vinaigrette – delicious, easy and full of the good stuff that keeps you satisfied until dinner.
I have to admit I’m getting pretty bored of plain salads and plain tuna and plain everything for lunch. I’m excited about this one because I can eat it so many different ways – in a wrap, sandwich, salad, on crackers, etc etc. You could also use a light italian vinaigrette or red wine vinegar. It was