Any meal and lunch daily rarely pass without delicious salads, pleasing to the eye and taste. This is the most popular cold dishes, giving unlimited possibilities to combine products and create new flavor combinations. But, unfortunately, not all salads are equally useful. Classic Olivier salad in mayonnaise, for example, a real calorie bomb. But light salads of vegetables or fruits, flavored olive oil or balsamic tart is quite another thing.
Why salad “light”?
First, let’s understand why some salads are called “light” and the other “heavy”? Criteria two: the caloric value and ease of digestion. Light salads are usually prepared on the basis of plant foods: all kinds of vegetables, fruits (fresh or canned), carrots, herbs and spices. Vegetables contain little calories, are easily digested and do not create heaviness in the stomach. As a dressing they normally use olive or sunflower oil, vinegar, lemon juice or a special sauce made with low fat yogurt. For heavy-duty typical use of a large number of cheese, meat, sausages, smoked meat, mayonnaise or salad atypical products (e.g., cooked noodles). Most of these products on individually digested normally, but in the same plate in the form of salad just “fall” into the stomach a heavy stone. Continue reading
Preparation for the birthday child includes a festive menu. All the dishes you serve must be not only tasty but also healthy. And what could be healthier salads? Recipes of salads for the birthday child, as a rule, do not contain mayonnaise or other fatty and spicy sauces, in addition, these salads need to cook and fresh ingredients. Finally, the salads that you are applying for a child’s birthday, should be decorated in a very special.
Salad recipes for birthday child – salads snack bars
Salad “Traffic Light”. The main rule of this salad – all the basic ingredients you use, should consist of three colors: red, yellow and green. The rest can stick to their own taste, and can use this recipe.
You will need:
the cherry tomatoes;
boiled chicken fillet;
olive oil, mustard and lemon juice for the sauce. Continue reading
Beautiful and tasty salad for the new year
I already promised you that for a festive new year’s table will offer you some interesting recipes. Well, what new year without a beautiful Christmas salad. That’s right – no. Well, since it’s a special holiday, then the salad must be special. I decided to make it bright and colorful. And, in my opinion, turned out perfectly.
First, of course, I wanted to make something sticky and folded from the mass of salad snake, but decided to be limited to classical performance. If you want to experiment with the form, it is better to try it with Christmas cake or other dessert. So here’s what you need to prepare the salad.
150 grams walnuts
a few sprigs of parsley and mint
1 tablespoon of yogurt without sweeteners (sour cream or low fat)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (or European)
3 tablespoons Apple cider vinegar Continue reading