How beautifully colorful is this Mexican salad? It doesn’t just look good – it also tastes delicious. Here are some tips to this recipe: If available near you, use black beans instead of kidney beans. They taste completely differently and black beans generally are more […]
Tag: Under 300 Calories
If there’s anything I love more than chocolate, it’s cheese. Knowing this, I was incredibly wary of any recipe that claims to replicate cheese… with just vegan ingredients. Until I tried this. This vegan nacho cheese is the best thing I have made all year. […]
Eating healthy can be so easy and delicious. It’s just a matter of combining the right ingredients. This healthy arugula salad does exactly that. It blends lots of amazing, fresh flavors – all packed with nutrients. They come together in this salad in a perfect blend of sweet from the apples, crunch from the walnuts, bitter and tanginess from the Arugula.
This salad recipe doesn’t just fill you up, it fills you with great nutrients like Vitamin A from the Arugula, Vitamin C from the tomatoes, magnesium from the Walnuts and the wonderful list goes on.
Tip for Dressing
For the salad dressing, I use a simple vinaigrette – like my easy 3 ingredient vinaigrette found here. Anything that combines sour and sweet will be a delicious match for this salad.
Other variations of healthy arugula salad
You can add other ingredients to this salad to spice it up further. What I love to add is baby spinach. Baby spinach fills this salad with more rich nutrients and doesn’t modify the taste. What I do not recommend adding are coarse spinach leaves, as they tend to change the texture of the salad.
Also finely chopped celery can be a great addition.
To make a meal out of this salad, add some chicken breast and you have yourself a wonderful meal.
Baked hushpuppies are a much healthier alternative to the famous, deep fried southern dish. Hushpuppies are delicious bite sized cornmeal snacks that are typically deep fried. I skipped the deep frying. To make them perfectly bite size, I used a cakepop silicone mold. Then I baked my hushpuppies. This […]