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When most people think of a salad, the idea that they have is that little salad that comes before your dinner. Salads can be so much more than that!
With the proper ingredients – and the right serving size – salads can be the whole meal. To help us make a delicious and filling salad, Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Research Dietitian at NorthShore, shares one of her favorite salad recipe:
*If this is your dinner, you can add a multigrain roll on the side for a more filling dinner.
Tip: When you are making your salad, it is important that you keep the ingredients as fresh as possible. A lot of veggies, a good protein source and little dressing help keep your salad healthy but filling.
Make sure you check back every month for a healthy recipe from Emmaline in our Nutrition Web Series.