Did you have any idea that there are hundreds of salad recipes for individuals who work out on a regular basis? Well, if you did not know that, we can assure you that this article is written just for people like you! One of the most effective ways to cut calories is by trading some of your foods high in calories for a plate full with delicious veggies, meat and homemade sauce. Use these recipes and prepare appetizing meals.
The first salad on our list is pretty simple yet extremely tasty. It contains 1 cup of fresh broccoli, 1 red pepper, ½ cup of mandarin orange, 2 cups of spinach leaves, 2 oz. of chicken breasts (we recommend that you grill the chicken), 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 3 tablespoons of orange juice, 1 tablespoon of vinegar and one tablespoon of Dijon mustard. This recipe is perfect for individuals who lack protein and need to get more protein through their daily diet.
First of all, cut the chicken breasts into numerous thin slices. Combine the sliced broccoli along with the orange juice, spinach leaves and the red pepper. Add the chicken. Take a smaller bowl in which you can combine the lemon juice with the vinegar, the rest of the orange juice and the mustard. When all of these ingredients are mixed and ready, you can coat the salad with the tasty, mustard dressing. You can start eating immediately! If you follow our instructions, this salad will contain: 193 calories; 2 grams of fat; 16 grams of carbohydrates; 18 grams of protein.
The second recipe on our list is quite interesting and delicious at the same time. In order to prepare a fresh and tasty turkey salad, you will need 8 ounces of white turkey, 2 cups of cucumbers, 1 celery, ¼ cup of mayonnaise (make sure it is fat-free), 1/8 cup of skim milk, 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons of poppy seeds. First of all, take the mayo and mix it with these ingredients: skim milk, vinegar and poppy seeds. Put all of these ingredients in a bowl. After you have finished mixing them, slice the cucumbers into tiny pieces and toss them together with the turkey. After that, drizzle the salad dressing over the meat and the cucumbers and voila! Enjoy your turkey salad.
This meal contains: 217 calories; 9 grams of fat; 9.5 grams of carbohydrates; 23.5 grams of protein.
This salad will help you feel energized during wintertime. It contains 8 ounces of ground turkey breast, 1/8 cup of chicken broth (make sure it’s low-sodium), ½ of lettuce, 1 cup of kemel, 1 avocado, ½ cup of cucumbers and ½ cup of salsa sauce.
Heat the chicken broth in the oven. After a while, add the turkey and cook it alongside the chicken broth until the meat does not lose its pink color. When the meat is prepared, combine the cucumber along with the avocado. Put a little bit of salsa on top and mix the sauce with the rest of the ingredients. After you have finished mixing the salsa, place the whole mixture over the lettuce leaves. This recipe contains about 342 calories. It also contains 15.5 grams of fat, 24 grams of carbohydrates and 31.5 grams of protein.
This next recipe is perfect for individuals who want to gain muscles. It contains a lot of protein and healthy fats. In order to prepare it, you will need 2 cups of spinach leaves, half cup of sliced mushrooms, 1 can of salmon (the skin and the bones from the salmon have to be removed carefully), 4 tablespoons of mayonnaise (the mayo has to be fat-free), 1 tablespoon of parmesan cheese (we recommend that you buy low-fat parmesan instead of normal parmesan) and 2 tablespoons of walnuts. Combine the fish with the mayo and the low-fat parmesan. After that, toss this mixture with the spinach leaves and the mushrooms. Put several walnut pieces on top before you start serving this dish. This dish contains 223 calories; 12.5 grams of fat; 9 grams of carbohydrates; 28.5 grams of protein.
Have you ever tried a salad with chicken and avocado? If you haven’t tried this combination, you have to write down this recipe. If you want to prepare this scrumptious salad, you will need 2 cups of spinach leaves, half an avocado, 1 cup of arugula leaves, ¼ cup of sunflower seeds, 1/8 cup of cranberries (make sure that you buy dried cranberries), 6 ounces of grilled chicken (we recommend chicken breasts), 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of garlic, 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon of avocado oil. First, start slicing the avocado. Toss it with the spinach leaves and the arugula leaves. Add the sunflower seeds and the cranberries. Start slicing the chicken breasts and add them on top of the mixture. Combine the lemon juice with the garlic, the mustard and the avocado oil. Mix these ingredients and toss them on top of the salad. This delicious avocado salad contains 402 calories; 24.5 grams of fat; 14 grams of carbohydrates; 20.5 grams of protein.
Are you a sushi fan? If you are, you have to try this homemade tuna salad. If you want to prepare this tasty salad, you will need 6 ounces of Ahi Tuna, ½ tablespoons of Olive Oil, 2 cups of green salad, ½ mango, ¼ cup of peanuts, ½ avocado, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of lime juice, ½ tablespoon of balsamic vinegar, 1/8 cup of cilantro leaves. To begin with, heat the olive oil in a skillet. After the olive oil becomes heated, add the tuna and cook for about 1-2 minutes on each side. Take a bowl and add some olive oil, lime juice, vinegar and cilantro leaves. Start stirring the mixture. After you have finished stirring, take the mixture and toss it over the salad. Layer the tuna on top before you start serving. This dish contains: 457 calories; 33.1 grams of fat; 13.3 grams of carbohydrates; 26.3 grams of protein.