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Sunday, March 26 11:59 PM
your challenge is to ...
Eat A Salad With At Least 1 Meal Everyday This Week
This week we challenge you to eat a salad with at least 1 meal everyday this week.
Whether you're looking to lose weight, improve your nutrition or simply adopt a healthier lifestyle, salads can
be your best friend. Eating salads on a daily basis may be one of the most healthy habits you can adopt.
If you need to be more convinced to prepare a bowl of salad, here are a few reasons why you should:
|Benefits of Eating Salads|
|1. Salads have lots of fibers
|2. Salads have all the vitamins you need
|3. Salads can cut down the calories in your diet
|4. Salads are tasty
|5. Salads can stop certain cravings
|6. Salads are easy to make
|7. Salads are light
|8. You can have an unlimited amount
|9. You can always add different types of dressings
Here are a few recipe-ideas that you can use to help you on this weeks challenge!
Salad Recipe - Cranberry Spinach Salad Ingredients:
1 lb Baby spinach
1 cup Dried cranberries
3/4 cup Silver almonds
1/2 cup White wine vinegar
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup 100% Orange juice
1/8 tsp Black pepper powder
Directions: In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach with the roasted flaked almonds and cranberries. In a medium bowl, whisk white wine vinegar, olive oil,
and black pepper powder. Toss everything right before serving.
Cranberry Spinach Salad
Salad Recipe - Crab-Salad Cups:
1 lb Crab-meat
1 Stalk celery, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch dice
4 tsp Finely sliced fresh chives
1 tsp Minched fresh tarragon leaves
1/3 Prepared mayonnaise
3 tbs of Sour cream
1 tsp Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
Serving suggestions: Bibb lettuce leaves or toasted bread
Directions: In a medium bowl, lightly toss the crab-meat, celery, chives, and tarragon together. In a small bowl, stir
together the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, and mustard. Add the dressing to the crab-meat mixture and stir until just coated.
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Then you can serve either on toasted rolls or on a bed of lettuce.
Salad Recipe - Watermelon Cucumber Salad:
6 cups Diced watermelon
3 Persian cucumbers
3 tbsp Olive oil
3 tbsp Red wine vinegar
1 tsp Sea salt
1 tsp Pepper
1/4 cup Crumbled feta
1/4 cup Mint leaves
Directions: In a large bowl, combine watermelon, cucumbers, olive oil, red wine vinegar, sea salt, and pepper; toss to
combine. Divide between salad plates and garnish evenly with crumbled feta and mint leaves.
Watermelon Cucumber Salad
50 Simple Salads - Learn more here.
20+ Salad Recipes Hearty Enough for Dinner - Learn more here.
9 Reasons Why You Should Eat Salad Every Day - Learn more here.
This challenge was closed on 3/26/2017
members have accepted this challenge.
members have completed this challenge.
|Congratulations to these participants for completing the challenge.||
|Naresh K Chadha||