Do you dread it? Does it feel like yet another life sucking, taste lacking bowl of ew? Or is it a crunchy, crispy, splash of colorful and vibrant yumminess? Is it just water - like plain iceberg lettuce that lost its texture and crispness? Is it boring? Or is it Where's the Bacon and fried bread, ahem I mean croutons?
I'm going to share some of my best kept secrets with you - that I only share with my clients to help you get the MOST out of your salads and to not completely void out the good intentions you had at the outset.
1) Go Commando or Dress Your Salad with the right kind of dressing- Skip reduced calorie and reduced fat dressings - Why? Because they are usually full of added sugars or salts. Opt for a full fat version salad dressing, if you really want to step your game up, a homemade salad dressing is ideal. You know what's in the homemade dressing, and it doesn't contain stuff you don't want like Canola Oil for example. A simple homemade dressing consists of your oil base - extra virgin olive oil is good, vinegar, herbs, and seasoning (salt & pepper) - it's super simple to make and only takes a few minutes and tastes way better than it's store bought counterparts.
What are some ways you make your Salad absolutely stand out? Don't be shy, share your sexy salad secrets in the comments section below!
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