Salads don’t have to be boring. Nor do they have to be raw. With a little bit of creativity, you can create a salad that your friends and family will keep coming back for. This infographic offers tons of ideas on what to add to your salad. Your salad pantry is as big as your ideas and can include anything from fruit to nuts and steak to seeds.
Salads don’t have to comprise of a bunch of uninteresting leaves. Though lettuce, wild rocket, and cabbage all make for interesting, healthy, and delicious leafy bases.
A good salad should include a number of textural and color contrasts. Avocado, egg, tuna, and chicken are all additions that will keep you full for longer. Bacon, grilled Halloumi, and marinated mushrooms can add a new dimension to your salad. Caramelized onions, pickled beets, and salmon can also make for a nice addition. If you’re out of ideas and not into dreaming up your own salad, you’ll find plenty of inspiration on the internet.
When you’re done making your salad, why not make your own salad dressing too? That way you know exactly what it contains and you can add your favorite flavors to it. A salad dressing is so easy to make, you can have it ready in just a couple of minutes.