Category Archives: SALADS

Indian-Style Salad

Indian-Style Salad is a delicious,easy and quick (25) minute recipe for a spicy vegetable side. Ingredients include: radishes, cucumber, tomatoes, onions, lime juice, apple and hot chiles. It is well-seasoned with cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and crushed red pepper. This is also a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low sugars (<1g), low carbohydrates, low saturated fat (0mg), heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Indian-Style Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.indian-style salad

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup quartered radishes
1 cup finely chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4to5 Tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 tsp roasted ground cumin
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
3 Persian cucumbers, (halved lengthwise;
then cut crosswise into 1/4″ slices)

1 Honeycrisp apple,
cored & finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 serrano chile, finely diced (about 1 Tbsp)

Spinach-Arugula Salad

Spinach-Arugula Salad is a quick (10) minute recipe for an Italian-style salad, which includes a delicious, creamy Parmesan dressing. Ingredients include: Fresh spinach, arugula and shredded turnips. Dressing Ingredients: Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, mayonnaise and Dijon mustard. It is well-seasoned and takes only (10) minutes total time. Use it as a side or a light meal. This is also a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3) cup serving size. Spinach-Arugula Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

6 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup canola mayonnaise
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp water
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups baby spinach leaves
4 cups baby arugula leaves
3/4 cup matchstick-cut or shredded turnips, divided

Beef-Cucumber Salad

Beef-Cucumber Salad is an easy recipe for an Indian-Style meal. Ingredients include: Beef sirloin steak, yogurt, onions, cucumbers, fresh mint and seasonings. It takes just over (30) minutes total time for this delicious recipe. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Beef-Cucumber Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 22 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) carton plain, fat-free or low-fat yogurt
1-4 cup coarsely shredded unpeeled cucumber
1 Tbsp finely chopped red or sweet onion
1 Tbsp snipped fresh mint
1/4 tsp granulated sugar
Salt and ground black pepper (to taste)
(1 lb) boneless beef sirloin steak, cut 1″ thick
1/2 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning
Fresh mint leaves, for garnish, (optional)

Healthy Crab Salad

Healthy Crab Salad is a delicious, easy and quick (20) minute to prepare recipe for a seafood salad. Just toss all ingredients into a bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve. (NOTE: It will need at least (2) hours or more to chill before serving). Ingredients include: Crabmeat, celery, tomatoes, cucumbers, black beans, Feta cheese, lime juice and a Greek vinaigrette salad dressing. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Healthy Crab Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and ghealthy-crab-saladuests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) cooked lump crabmeat, flaked
2 cups halved grape tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumbers
3 celery ribs, slced
2/3 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese
1/2 cup Greek vinaigrette-Feta cheese-olive oil salad dressing
3 Tbsp lime juice

Broccoli-Quinoa Slaw

Broccoli-Quinoa Slaw is an easy and delicious side recipe for a sweet and tangy slaw. It will be a welcome addition for your Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter meals also. Summary: Shredded fresh broccoli, quinoa and almonds are combined with a made from scratch, lemon juice vinaigrette dressing. (Dressing recipe is included). This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sodium, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Broccoli-Quinoa Slaw will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
broccoli-quinoa-slawTotal Time: 70 minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

For the Slaw:

1 lb fresh broccoli
1/2 cup quinoa, uncooked
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped

For the Dressing:

1/2 cup water
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1-1/2 tsp low-sodium vegetable broth
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp stone-ground mustard
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp Truvia® Nectar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper