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Healthy Cooking Salad Recipes

Find Healthy Cooking Magazine salad recipes for a healthy and light meal. Get salad recipes from our Healthy Cooking Magazine.

Bean and Vegetable Salad

Bean and Vegetable Salad

Bean and Vegetable Salad

"This medley of beans won the enthusiastic approval of my husband, who says he'll eat low-fat, low-cholesterol food only if ti tastes really good," relates Bonnie McKinsey from Greenville, South Carolina. "The peas and corn add crunch and color."

Thick Blue Cheese Dressing

Thick Blue Cheese Dressing

Thick Blue Cheese Dressing

"No one will ever guess that this thick chunky salad dressing that's chock-full of blue cheese is low in fat," confirms Carolyn Steele of Marathon Shores, Florida.

Curried Walnut Rice Salad

Curried Walnut Rice Salad

Curried Walnut Rice Salad

"As a busy wife and mother of eight, I'm always on th look out for tasty and nutritious recipes," shares Rhoda Wenger of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina. "With its mild curry flavor, nutty crunch and veggie garnish, this one easily passed my test!"
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Five-Veggie Stir-Fry

Five-Veggie Stir-Fry

Five-Veggie Stir-Fry

An assortment of vegetables sprouts up in this marvelous medley from Rachel Thompson of Midlothian, Virginia. Orange juice lends a hint of the mildly seasoned sauce.

Colorful Pepper Salad

Colorful Pepper Salad

Colorful Pepper Salad

Honey adds a sweet touch to this combination of colorful peppers from Christa Boylston of Shelby, North Carolina. "I've made it a number of times for small dinner parties," Christa shares. "Everyone I've served this salad to comments on how pretty and flavorful it is."

Nine-Fruit Medley

Nine-Fruit Medley

Nine-Fruit Medley

In New Windsor, New York, Barbara Garity whips up a crisp fruit salad that carries an unexpected crunch from low-fat granola. "I developed the recipe to try to get more fruit into my family's diet," she explains. "I make it with whatever fruits are in season."

Vegetable Barley Salad

Vegetable Barley Salad

Vegetable Barley Salad

"I adapted this great-tasting wholesome salad from another recipe," notes Marge Chapko from Eau Claire, Wisconsin. "I serve it to family , friends and even people who don't like barley#151;and they end up asking for the recipe. I sometimes turn it into a main dish by adding leftover meat."

Sunflower Strawberry Spinach Salad

Sunflower Strawberry Spinach Salad

Sunflower Strawberry Spinach Salad

Not only is this salad a treat to eat, it's a delight to the eyes, thanks to the vibrant green and red ingredients. "I made it by combining several recipes, then added a few extra touches," tells Cathy Linzbach of East Grand Forks, Minnesota. "It's great to serve at ladies' luncheon."

Sesame Chicken Over Greens

Sesame Chicken Over Greens

Sesame Chicken Over Greens

"My teenage sons can't get enough of this dish," confides Diana Mullins of Lexington, Kentucky. "I like it, too. The grilled chicken strips make the salad hearty enough for a meal...but the assorted fresh veggies keep it nice and light."

Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad

Tart and refreshing, this side salad is a big hit at Judy Roberts' Las Vegas, Nevada home. With all the tasty toppings—including red onion, tomatoes, olives, feta cheese and a zesty dressing—you'd never know it has just 7 grams of fat. "Tiny pasta called orzo gives it extra interest," Judy notes.

Two-Cabbage Slaw

Two-Cabbage Slaw

Two-Cabbage Slaw

If you'd like to make a summer barbecue festive, bring out this eye-catching side dish. It's a great way to use up homegrown produce. The light zesty dressing complements all the garden-fresh flavors.
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