A fresh, crisp side salad is a good way to reduce your calorie intake while packing in nutrition and flavor and upping your satiety levels. The best part is that many of your favorite main dish salads can be adjusted to become the perfect side.
Simple as it is beautiful, this light and bright salad is a perfect side for any summer meal. The vinaigrette adds a fresh taste as well as nutritional boost, thanks to the yellow pepper.
Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. For maximum health benefits, cut or juice them just before serving. Vitamins A and C and iron are also provided by baby spinach.
Bacon in a salad doesn't necessarily scream "healthy!" but because it’s used in moderation, this dish is still healthful. Just two slices impart a smoky flavor to the whole salad, which serves four.
The apple in this side salad is tart, the celery has a saline minerality, and the sunchokes provide earthiness for a wonderful balance of flavors.
Making your own yogurt cheese is easier than you may think; all it takes is a little time. It will be ready in three hours, or you can make it before you go to bed and let it drain overnight. It's delicious crumbled on top of this salad of romaine, radishes, cucumber, and plum tomatoes.
If you prefer a lighter dish, you can easily omit the walnuts and goat cheese in this recipe.
This dish of sauteed sprouts is so delicious, you'll never suspect that how healthy it is. Small and mighty, "baby cabbages" cleanse the body and may help prevent cancer. And pecans contain more antioxidants than any other common nut.