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Oct 2, 2017 @ 12:37

Making salad a less intimidating healthy dish for everyone

If you want to be healthy, you are not without options. For some reasons, salad restaurants are now a thing in the Philippines. What used to be a rather intimidating healthy dish, salads have just suddenly captured a growing market among different types of people and across different ages.

Salad Bar, Salad Stop, Go! Salads, Juju Eats, Salad Days. These are just some of the restaurants you can check out after days of pigging out or spending some gruesome hours at the gym. But if you don’t feel like spending an extra penny after a hard day’s work, why not make yourself a bowl of salad at home? It’s pretty easy.

Making salad is not as complicated as how it looks when served. Here are some ways to do it:

Go basic with a bowl of Caesar Salad

WHAT YOU NEED:
A cup of caesar salad dressing
2 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese
1/2 head of Romaine lettuce
2/3 cup of croutons

WHAT TO DO:
Mix it all together but make sure to wash your romaine lettuce first. To make it easier to eat it, tear the lettuce into bite-size pieces then sprinkle it with shredded parmesan cheese on top.

Crab, Mango, and Avocado Salad

WHAT YOU NEED:
Fresh crabmeat
Peeled and sliced mangoes
Sliced avocado
Lettuce leaves
orange juice
fresh lime juice
honey
olive oil
red onion, sliced paper-thin

WHAT TO DO:
Firs, you must mix 1 tablespoon of honey, 3 tablespoons of orange juice, 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice, and 3 tablesoon of olive oil in a single bowl. Marinate it for a few minutes after mixing in some onions. After 15 minutes or so, it’s time to mix the lettuce with it, along with the mango, crabmeat, and avoado.

Chicken Salad

WHAT YOU NEED:
Diced cooked chicken
Thinly sliced celery
A cup of mayonnaise
Romaine lettuce
minced green onion
Worcestershire sauce
Lemon juice
Sliced avocado

WHAT TO DO:

Go mix chicken and celery in a bowl first. Then whisk them with mayonnaise, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt and black pepper, and green onions. Put it in the fridge for at least 20 minutes. After that, stir them with lettuce leaves and garnish it with avocado slices.



 

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