We know what you’re thinking. “How salads I’ve been doing wrong?” Given that many people salads association with diet or “boring food”, which often add salad ingredients that make them unhealthy, you say is wrong. This is the right way to make salads.
One of the main components, according to most people, a salad is the dressing. Take it from us: you are not doing yourself any favors by coating their salads with fatty, sugary, high calorie dressings that contain chemicals and preservatives. The benefits of salad ingredients are not greater than dressing ingredients in . How you can remedy this? Start making your own toppings! It is much easier than you think, just be creative.
By making your own dressings, all you need is a bowl, mixing utensil and delicious oils and vinegars. Expand your search beyond the grocery store and look for specialty stores that sell varieties of olive oil or vinegar. You can even make a trip to a farmers market near you to find a company artisanal olive oil. Once you get your oil, do not be afraid to infuse with fresh herbs like basil, rosemary, thyme. Whether or not to flavor oil, making your own salad dressing is so simple, if not simpler, than buying a pre-made one. Try to combine olive oil, apple cider vinegar, orange juice and sea salt and pepper to begin. Get spicy with some of these Recipes .
Now that you have a solid bandage, you need an even stronger base. Greens such as kale, arugula, or spinach, all of which are rich in folic acid, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids are better than average head of lettuce. If you are not familiar with the microgreens however, is missing in a good dose of beneficial nutrients. However, a salad is not a salad if only adds green. The best way to create a nutritious salad, which has the appropriate phytonutrients , is to try to represent each of the colors of the rainbow. When making a colorful salad , you will have various nutrients and benefits of different sources. For example, the addition of colored peppers gives beta-carotene and antioxidants, carrots give biotin and vitamins A, K and C, and purple cabbage gives vitamin B6, fiber and potassium. And those are just a few colors of the rainbow!
One thing to know is that there is more than one way to make a salad. Despite breadcrumbs and cheese are tempting, they do not do you any good. Instead, liven up your salad with herbal mixtures , sauteed mushrooms, roasted eggplant, green beans or even blanched. Crunch in more than lettuce adding chopped walnuts, pumpkin seeds, or raw almonds to your next salad. You can even add dried fruit, if not preserved with sulfur.
keep your palate with various stakeholders salads and dressings . Do not just make a kale salad. Add watercress, chard, red cabbage and apples. Spray a homemade vinaigrette again that (our mouths are watering just thinking about it) and start making salads right again!