Healthy Salads for Weight Loss

1. Quick Nicoise Salad

As the French do, I include vegetables, the potato tuna, as well as eggs in my classic Nicoise salad.

2. Northwest Salmon Salad

I appreciate that fish such as salmon, berries such as blue and hazelnuts, three of my favorite the northwest ingredients.

Northwest Salmon Salad

Salmon and mayonnaise make for a delicious sandwich as well. —Davis Clevenger, Dexter, who Oregon.

3. Garlic Shrimp & Orzo Salad

I like cold noodle salads and grains salads, so I chose to create one alongside orzo, a pasta shaped like rice.

Garlic Shrimp & Orzo Salad

Feel free to add additional vegetables, such as broccoli and bean sprouts.

4. Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

My healthier version of traditional pad thai was created by combining several recipes.

Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

The sodium content of my version is just a third of that of store-bought frozen options.

5. Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad

Bring this vibrant dish to a buffet at an intimate gathering, or savor it as a delicious meal on its own. 

6. Nectarine and Beet Salad

Beets, nectarines, and feta yogurt are delicious complements to mixed vegetables.

Nectarine and Beet Salad

Although this combination of elements may seem improbable, I assure you that this salad will become a household favorite.

7. Great Grain Salad

I am unable to think of a dish that complements a meal more perfectly.

8. Shrimp Avocado Salad

This green salad can be given for dinner or lunch as a refreshing and satisfying dish.

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