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What is your favorite salad? lettuce salad or other ?

I need ideas for home and to go out and eat, whats yummy ? whether it be restaurant or homemade? and has anyone ever tryed mcdonlads salads ? whats your favorites? which ones are healthy or not healthy? Thanks! for any comments..

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Luckyme3487

Asked by Luckyme3487 at 1:36 PM on Feb. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • We are a clean eating family - I love spring green mix - I can get it in big container for pretty inexpensive and load it up with other veggies, hard cooked eggs, cheese, meat....

    I don't eat mcdonalds or other fast food - so...can't answer that part.

    I love couscous and quinoa salads (for lunch I have a lemony tuna quinoa salad) yummy.
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 1:40 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • 50/50 Spring greens/baby spinach blend with cucumbers, tomatoes, broccoli, celery, anything we have that I can put on it really! It goes well with lots of dressings, and proteins, plus it's full of nutrients. Not really a fan of restaurant salads- they are much harder to customize to your preferences like additions and actual nutrition content.
    preacherskid

    Answer by preacherskid at 1:43 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • I like lettuce with cucumbers and tomatos sliced in it. Then I squirt lime or lemon juice over it and sprinkle some salt and pepper.
    san-1

    Answer by san-1 at 1:49 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • I LOVE salad, when I have it at home I like the mixed veg/lettuce salad bag, cucumber, hard cooked egg whites (I hate yolk), bacon bits, tortilla strips, cheese, and dressing. I like either french or Italian. Sometimes I buy seafood salad from the deli and put a scoop of that on my salad. Sometimes I add extra veg to it.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 2:56 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • my fave restraunt makes a sprout salad with balsamic vinegar. I *think* they cook the bacon bits then add balsamic vinegar to the bacon and bacon fat, then drizzle it over the sprouts. whatever the lettuce is it looks like dandelion leaves haha
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:58 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • Chickpea-Spinach Salad with Spiced Yogurt Dressing
    DRESSING
    1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
    1 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    SALAD
    1.5 cups home cooked, or 1 15-ounce or 19-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
    1 cup diced peeled cucumber (I use zucchini or broccoli)
    1 cup diced celery or fennel (I use jicama)
    1 cu p grated ca rrots
    10 cups small spinach leaves or mesclun salad greens (about 8 ounces)
    To prepare dressing: Whisk yogurt, lemon juice, oil, cumin, ginger and garlic in a small bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. To prepare salad: Combine chickpeas, cucumber, celery (or fennel) and carrots in a medium bowl. Add half the dressing and toss to coat.

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:33 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • Toss spinach (or mesclun) in a large bowl with the remaining dressing. Divide the greens among 6 plates and top with the vegetables. Serve immediately. MAKES 6 SERVINGS NOTE: When I feel ambitious, I make croutons from pita; for a crowd, top with vegetables in the serving bowl.

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:33 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • 7-Layer salad that I make.....yum, yum!
    I also love potato salad!
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 4:58 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • I like making myself Chef Salads.
    Lettuce and I chop up meat and cheese and maybe shred some carrots too. Then I had my fav salad dressing.

    Never tried the salads at McD's.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 6:53 PM on Feb. 5, 2010

  • at home, i make "lettuce salads" haha. i put on shredded cheese, canned chicken, and sliced carrots. i put on enough cheese and chicken so i dont have to add dressing haha

    i wrote this article that has more ideas too haha
    http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5829310/how_to_jazz_up_your_salad.html?cat=22
    wiferichie

    Answer by wiferichie at 8:27 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

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