Salads are a healthy and are the best option to keep up with the scorching heat of summer. Ingredients like Lettuce, tomatoes, Ricotta, mushrooms, feta, bell peppers, parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, tarragon and garlic are usually used to make a number of stellar dishes. Yoghurt, balsamic vinegar, cold-pressed oils, cherry vinegar, herbs and warm spices etc. are used for dressing purpose.Before you get to prepare some of the smashing salad recipes check out a few tips that’ll help you build an all-rounder salad in terms of taste and with all essential nutrients and minerals. Curry Leaves is one of the Authentic Indian Restaurant in Tampa. Visit us to experience delicious and classic Indian dishes at its utmost purity.
Greenify your salad
Pick lettuce, beans, broccoli and more greens as the important and healthiest part of your salad. Because green foods gives phytonutrients to help you regulate blood sugar and are packed with fiber and water.
Include more Protein
Quinoa, buckwheat, soy/tofu, cottage- cheese go well in a salad that are rich in protein which prevent cardiovascular diseases and lowers blood pressure.
Fiber rich stuffs like Lentils, legumes, flax seeds, chia seeds and hemp seeds are best in salads. High fiber foods keep you full for longer and helps in weight-loss and maintains the gastric system.
Nuts to add texture
Try almonds, walnuts, pistachio, pine nuts and pecans are commonly used nuts in salads which are power packs of energy with natural fibre, proteins, minerals and unsaturated fats.
Opt for the Seasonal
Pick out the best of what’s available in the season to make sure freshness and also to lower your budget. Take bright bell, peppers, pumpkins, zucchini, mangoes, melons in the summers and cauliflower, peas and the like in the winter.