When I make a basic salad, I think about including different types of vegetables; root vegetables (carrots, onions), round vegetables(broccoli, cauliflower) and leafy vegetables(lettuce, parlsey). I also consider different colours of the rainbow. Having a variety of types and colours of vegetables ensures that I will ingest a variety of vitamins and minerals.
Many people tell me that eating a salad is just not enough for them. It doesn’t fill them up. I think that it would help by making the salad the main thing, rather than the ‘side’, if you know what I mean. Get a large dinner plate and pile it high with your favourite things.
I am also told that in the winter time (which is now in my part of the world) they don’t ‘feel’ like having salad. I have a suggestion for that.Continue Reading