This summer try these interestingly delicious salads
THE HANS INDIA |
Jun 23,2018 , 12:22 AM IST
Salads may not be your preferred meal choice, thanks to the misconception that they're plain boring.
But, what if we told you there's more to a salad than simply some lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers?
And what if these salads tasted like heaven on a plate? Would you still refuse these 19 scrumptious options?
Burrata Cheese Salad
Burrata cheese is a rich source of protein that helps build and repair muscles.
It is also an excellent source of calcium which is good for bones and teeth.
Plus, there's no discounting the fact that it tastes better than some of the juiciest burgers at a restaurant.
No kidding! Preventing cancer and improving bone health.
Garlic Prawn and Calamari Salad
Prawns are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which improves cardiovascular circulation while calamari is exceptionally low in fat and calories which will help you maintain your ideal weight much more easily.
You got delicious exotic food that doesn't even add to the kilos.
What more does one want? Heart disease and weight loss.
Pumpkin and Beetroot Salad with Feta cheese
I know, you're thinking pumpkin is boring.
But, did you know that a pumpkin and beetroot salad can actually taste better than a chicken caesar salad?
The fibre and potassium content in pumpkin are good for heart health. And beetroot stimulates red blood cell production and increases body stamina.
Sprinkle some feta cheese for added flavour. Heart health and blood deficiency.
Vietnamese Glass Noodles Salad
Aside from the fact that glass noodles are the cool new food trend to explore, the food item happens to be an excellent source of starch which boosts the energy levels of your body.
The other vegetables in this salad provide essential nutrients, like Vitamin A and proteins.
Plus, glass noodles almost always taste so good that you might consider making it a regular.
Enhanced energy levels and eyesight.
Spinach & Shrimp Salad
Shrimps are packed with vitamins, protein and, guess what, they have no carbs.
Spinach is a rich source of iron and essential minerals, like potassium and magnesium that help regulate blood pressure. And together, they make for a tasty combo in a salad.
Just add a few cherry tomatoes, lime and leafy greens to the mix and you're good to go.
Bone and muscle health.
Quinoa & Mango Salad with Lemony Ginger Dressing
Quinoa is very high in fibre as compared to other grains which is why it's a good idea to make the switch.
It is also a rich source of protein.
Mangoes have antioxidant properties that can help fight free radicals in the body.
As a salad combo, you not only get excellent flavour but also a combination that most people didn't know works so well.
Better digestion and prevention of colon cancer.
Salmon Salad with Honey & Mustard Dressing
Salmon is very good for bone and joint health as it is rich in Vitamin D.
It also has omega-3 fatty acids which help boost brain and neurological functions.
And as a salad, it's hands down, one of the more delicious options to go from, without having to try too hard.
It's hard to go wrong with such a preparation. Bone and brain disorders.
Thai Spicy Green Mango Salad
Green mangoes are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C that helps rejuvenate your skin.
Bean sprouts are the best source of fiber and Vitamin K which reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Skin rejuvenation and heart disease.
Spinach, Chicken and Pomegranate Salad
Spinach contains beta carotene which is responsible for improving eyesight and boosting the immune system.
Chicken - while being a great source of protein - is also, high on antioxidants that help control free radicals, as is pomegranate.
Prevention of cancer and improved eyesight.
Sesame-sprinkled Tofu Salad
Tofu - the healthier option for cottage cheese - is a good source of protein and contains all eight essential amino acids.
It is also rich in minerals like iron and calcium. Sesame seeds are a good source of dietary fibre.
Bone health and body building.
Green Tea Noodles Salad
Soba noodles are a good source of Vitamin B1 which is needed for energy metabolism and healthy cell growth and body functions.
Combine this with the healthy properties of green tea and you have yourself one healthy meal coming your way.
You can almost feel your system cleansing while you eat this.
Healing wounds and red blood cell formation.