Bruschetta Salad. Love bruschetta? The same ingredients are great over lettuce too! Try our Fresh Tomato and Pita Chip Salad.
Festive Fajita. Combine tomatoes, corn, scallions, jalapenos, beans, and all of your favorite vegetables with a low-sodium taco or fajita seasoning. Top over crisp lettuce and serve with baked tortilla chips for dipping. Recipe: Mexican Salad Bowl
Lean Bean Salad. Combine several varieties of beans with cilantro, olive oil, and scallions for a quick snack or appetizer. Video: Canned Bean Salads
The Salad Shaker. Combine all your favorite salad toppings, including low-fat dressing, into a plastic container with a top. Close and shake the container to coat your ingredients. This is a fun activity to do with your kids!
Celery Salad. Use celery greens and stalks to make a new kind of salad. Add all of your favorite fruits and vegetables and your favorite low-fat dressing for something different. Video: Making Celery Salads
Arugula. Use arugula in place of lettuce in any of your favorite salads. Watch our video about making salads with arugula for some new combinations!
Fruit Salad. Combine all of your favorite fruits for a side dish at breakfast or as an afternoon snack. Try our Savory Pear Salad or our Cherimoya Fruit Salad.
Keep it Classic. Clean and shred lettuce then top with your favorite vegetables and low-fat dressing for a classic garden salad.
The Wedge. Slice a head of iceberg lettuce in half and top with low-fat blue cheese dressing, tomatoes, and low-fat feta cheese for a traditional wedge salad. Top with chopped nuts, such as almonds, instead of bacon for a healthier version.
Salty & Sweet. Combine romaine lettuce, fresh strawberries, mandarin oranges, red onions, and walnuts. Top with low-fat lemon poppy seed dressing then enjoy this salty and sweet combination!
November 1, 2011