We all know leafy greens pack a powerful punch of nutrients all on their own. Eating a large serving of fresh, raw vegetables each day can have significant health benefits.
Salad is the perfect everyday meal that will help you stay full for long, and at the same time, enrich you with healthy nutrients. It is known as an appetizer or a starter which is a mixture of certain ingredients served with a dressing. Most people consume salads to lead a healthier lifestyle.
There are varieties of salads such as fruit salad, vegetable salad, mixed salad, tossed salad and etc. One of the easiest salads would be a vegetable salad. It’s important to eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, in as many different colors as possible. Combining them in a salad is both easy and delicious!
Today we will be sharing a simple vegetable salad recipe that is very easy to be ready at home. Here are the ingredients:
- Handful of Organic Salad Mix
- 6 to 8 pieces cherry tomatoes
- Crushed nuts or mixed beans (may choose accordingly to own preference: almond, cashew nut, hazelnut, macadamia, walnut, etc)
- Any types of fruits (chopped)
- 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (or any nuts butter, almond butter, cashew butter, hazelnut butter) to taste
- Balsamic vinaigrette for dressing
Method of Preparing
Place the salad mix, cherry tomatoes, and chopped fruits in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and season with the balsamic vinaigrette according to your own taste. Finally, add the nuts. Gently mix well till it's well seasoned. And the delicious green bites are ready to be served.
This colorful salad is an excellent healthy snacks option for children, it is also suitable for those who are always on the go. For those who may not like it just with the greens, you can also add some meat and pasta to make it even more delicious and flavourful.
The salad contains high nutrient levels such as vitamin C, E, and folic acid. These are important nutrients that boost immunity and reduce the risk of various diseases and lifestyle disorders such as obesity.
Try making one salad today!