Rainbow Salad is one healthy way to get more vegetables in your food. Kids as well as adults love the pop of colors and is a nutritious and delicious option of healthy food. Seeds being the superfood, add crunch and a nutty texture to the whole salad.
This low fat rainbow salad has all the food colors like, red, green, purple, orange etc. which is necessary for the body as it contains all the nutrients a body requires. Rainbow foods provides nutrients like Vitamin C, Fibre, Beta-Carotene, Lycopene and folate etc. This Salad is rich in potassium and dietary fibre.
1 Cup Napa Cabbage
2 Cup Iceburg Lettuce
1 Cup Red Cabbage
1/4 Cup Walnuts
1 Tablespoon Sesame seeds
1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Seeds
Fresh chopped coriander
Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste
1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes
HOW TO PREPARE:
In a bowl, throw roughly chopped Napa cabbage and Iceberg Lettuce
Add Shredded red cabbage and freshly chopped coriander
Add diced tomatoes , avacados and cucumber, mix well
Throw in Sesame seeds, Pumpkin seeds, and chopped Walnuts
Sprinkle Salt and Black pepper
Pour in Balsamic vinegar and mix all ingredients well.
Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Servings Per Container 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182.3Calories from Fat 128.7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.3g22%
Saturated Fat 1.8g9%
Trans Fat 11.7g
Total Carbohydrate 12.8g4%
Dietary Fiber 6.0g24%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Salads generally are very light on stomach and refreshing for the soul. Its a ready to eat food made up of small pieces of fruits or vegetables(which can be eaten raw). Its normally served at room temperature or chilled. Salads come in so many varieties and if accompanied with a little protein or healthy fats or even nuts can become a meal in itself.
100 gms Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese)
15-20 slices of Green Olives
1 Lemon (Juice)
Few Roasted Peanuts(Optional)
Salt to Taste
Black Pepper to Taste
1/4 Cup Fresh Mint & Coriander Leaves
1 Teaspoon oil
PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes
HOW TO PREPARE:
Peel and wash the cucumber and dice it, keep it in a bowl
Dice Tomatoes and Capsicum and Add it to bowl
Heat a non stick pan, apply oil and pan grill the paneer
Once its golden brown, Dice it and add it to bowl too
Add Jalapenos and olives and give salad a good mix
Sprinkle Salt, Pepper, and chopped Mint and Coriander Leaves
Finally add in peanuts and Juice of 1 Lemon
Toss the salad nicely to evenly coat it with lemon juice and salt
Serve at room temperature before main course or as a meal in itself.