What Can I Put On My Salad So It Tastes Nice?

 

Eating salad doesn’t have to be a chore because of blandness, dryness or greenness!

Don’t Let This Be You 🤦🏿‍♂️

Salads are  normally made by combining both Lettuce or mixed Vegetables with toppings and some dressing.  

 

There are so many different foods that you can add Salad with in your meal consumption’s, of course some are more Di Nutritional than others.

 

 So here are some foods that get the Di Nutritional stamp of approval for you to put on your Salads from now on.

 

Oil

I mean I could eat it dry and be very happy, but I have to admit that no Salad is at its full potential of tastiness without it’s dressing.

 

I came across a study and it said that people who ate Salads with Oil in the dressing absorbed more nutrients from the Vegetables than those who had unhealthy dressings on theirs.  

 

Oil has our good source of fat so we can make a full fat Salad anytime we want because it’s good for us!

 

What kind of Oil to use?

 

Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Oil & Avocado Oil.   

 

There are plenty more that are healthy for you, but I don’t want any of you to think that Vegetable Oil is healthy to have as it isn’t.

 In fact, have a read of this (Click Here)


 

Whole Grain Foods

Keeping it all the way 100 with what we put next to our Salads, so foods such as…

 

Quinoa & Brown Rice:- these grains will add texture and some flavour to our Salad.

 

Whole grain foods also have lots of Fibre in them and this always keeps us feeling fuller for much longer, and less likely to binge between meals, which is a huge no no!

 

Just one cup of Brown Rice has 5gs of protein and more than 3gs of Fibre.

 

Eating Whole grain foods has loads of benefits to us too, such as lowering Cholesterol levels & Weight loss.

 

Here are some other Whole grain foods I recommend you purchase

(Click Here)  

 


Hard Cheese

Hard Cheeses such as Parmesan & Cheddar as a Salad topping makes it taste nicer and is Di nutritional.

 

Hard Cheeses are widely available in blocks in Farm shops  & Supermarkets..

 

Let’s look at the example of Parmesan Cheese.

 

Now this has 10 gs of protein and it also packs  30 to 35% of the Daily Value (AKA DV) for Calcium..

 

which is an important nutrient for blood clotting, proper Muscle contraction & our bone health.

 

Soft Cheese

Soft Cheeses such as Goat, Feta & Mozzarella are excellent choices for Salad toppings.

 

The soft Cheeses provide a really soft texture compared to the hard ones,

also soft Cheeses provide Calcium & Protein…

 

Goat and Feta Cheeses are made from Goat & Sheep’s Milk, thus are Lactose-free and great options for those who cannot drink Cow’s Milk.

 

Once again soft Cheeses are widely available in Farm shops and Supermarkets.  

 

Tofu

Edamame AKA Tofu & Soybeans, are a great source of Plant Protein to add to our Salad.

 

Just one cup of cooked Edamame has around 15 to 17 gs of Protein, whilst Tofu has 20 gs..

 

Both foods are loaded with Folate, Vitamin K & Several other micronutrients.

 

Eating these  help prevent getting  some Cancers and Heart disease.

 

When out shopping for Soy foods make sure to look for Whole Soya beans & Tofu, which will not include too many additives.

 

Lastly most Soy foods are modified unless it says on the packet “ORGANIC” or “GMO-FREE”.

 

Seafood

Seafoods such as Shrimp, Halibut, Salmon, Sardines & Lobster are very healthy and great sources of Protein.

 

They also contain Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins & Minerals.

 

The most Di Nutritious way to prepare seafood for Salads are Grilling & Baking.

 

Of course Deep-fried is not so Di nutritional and is not to be done.

Nuts & Seeds

If you’re allergic then skip this one!

 

Nuts & Seeds are also handy to add to your Salads..

 

Pumpkin Seeds, Almonds, Peanuts (Real ones not K.P Nuts), Walnuts, Chia Seeds ect  are highly Di Nutritious on our Salad toppings.

 

It gives us the much needed fibre which is missing in a lot of the worlds meals at Breakfast,Lunch,Snack & Dinner times.

 

Like I said before, we’re not looking for nuts like K.P Nuts. Always look for raw or dry roasted without any added Salt or Sugar.

 

THAT’S IT!

 

 I really enjoyed sharing this with you guys. Please do let me know though…

 

Which Topping Are You Most Interested To Try First?

 

When Was The Last Time You Ate Salad?  

 

How Often Do You Consume Vegetables ?

 

Of course Any other questions are always welcome, just leave a comment below

 

Until Then, Ciao

We  Look Up

 

Karim David

The Healthy One

 

 

 

104 Comments

  1. Lemar Kinghorn May 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Soft Cheese

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  2. Mary Moineau May 15, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Cheese.

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    1. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:11 pm

      Thanks for letting us know Mary 🙂

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  3. Noëlle Besson May 15, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Wow this is dedication, even Salad you turn into a treat!

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    1. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:13 pm

      LOL that made me laugh! Not because it’s not a treat.. just that I knew somebody one day would tell me that, and that day was today.. Thank you Noelle for being the first to tell me that 🌪⚡️🙏🏿

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  4. Ophélie Celice May 15, 2019 at 3:50 pm

    Soft Cheese 🙂

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    1. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:13 pm

      🙂

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    2. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:14 pm

      *Thanks Ophelie for letting us know.. I appreciate that/you

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  5. Anne-Marie Pope May 15, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    I like Tofu so that

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    1. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:14 pm

      Ok well yeah eat it with Salad.. you’ll not regret it…

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    2. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:16 pm

      Thank you for letting us know

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  6. Nady Sean May 15, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    I need to work on my relationship with every food that is green 😅

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    1. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:16 pm

      Aha no better time than the present 🙂

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    2. Karim May 15, 2019 at 5:17 pm

      Thank you Nady for the comment, I’m thankful for your funny input

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  7. Marine Grinda May 15, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Very nice article, I’ve been a Di1 for the last 7 months ☺️

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    1. Karim May 16, 2019 at 5:26 pm

      I’m glad you enjoyed it.. Thanks Marine I’m glad you’re apart of this, thank you for letting me know this.. I’m truly blessed 🙂

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  8. Marty Moiten May 16, 2019 at 10:55 am

    I was looking for something other than Ketchup as I want to eat healthier.

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    1. Karim May 16, 2019 at 5:29 pm

      You got it Marty 😉

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  9. Grace Sliva May 16, 2019 at 11:03 am

    I needed this because I can’t be eating no dry Salad on God 😁

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    1. Karim May 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm

      Loool Grace I got you!

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  10. Jhon Bowlen May 16, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    Thanks for the tips Karim

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    1. Karim May 16, 2019 at 5:31 pm

      You’re Welcome Jhon

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  11. Gary Leavitt May 17, 2019 at 12:59 am

    Salad I don’t like so much without sauces, but I will give the oils a chance. Thanks for the recommendations!

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    1. Karim May 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

      It’s cool try it for yourself and if you like carry on Gary.. Thank you for sharing this with us 🙂

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  12. Paul Wright May 17, 2019 at 9:32 am

    I like this article a lot keep them coming 🙂

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    1. Karim May 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

      Thanks Paul 🙂

      Reply
  13. Kian Halstead May 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    Seafood and salad or one of the cheeses

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    1. Karim May 17, 2019 at 1:34 pm

      Thanks letting us know Kian.. I appreciate that/you 🙂

      Reply
  14. Dell Roxburgh May 17, 2019 at 1:34 pm

    Thanks for helping me out here

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    1. Karim May 17, 2019 at 1:33 pm

      You’re welcome Dell anytime bro 🙂

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  15. Harry Hayes May 17, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    Oil

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    1. Karim May 18, 2019 at 2:05 pm

      Thanks for sharing that Harry 🙂

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  16. Dean Arnell May 18, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Tofu

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    1. Karim May 18, 2019 at 2:05 pm

      Tofu Dean cool! Thank you for letting us know 🙂

      Reply
  17. Michael Rossiter May 18, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    I eat Salad at least once a week, but I know I should be eating it everyday. I normally eat take-outs so I’m for sure going to get on top of it whilst I can still see my belly button.

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    1. Karim May 19, 2019 at 12:02 pm

      Thank you for your honesty Michael, yes I’m glad you recognize what you must do.. keep coming back for more tips/advice.. I want that update after 😉

      Reply
  18. Demaine Campbell May 19, 2019 at 12:41 am

    This site has saved me a load of stress, you’re the very best ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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    1. Karim May 19, 2019 at 12:05 pm

      5 Stars!!! WOW thank you so much Demaine! I’m very happy to know that it has had an impact in your life, your kind words have reached me Bless you 🙏🏿

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  19. Trey Stackpole May 19, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    Oil

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    1. Karim May 19, 2019 at 12:05 pm

      Ok thank you for letting us know Trey 🙂

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  20. Kaven Rogers May 20, 2019 at 5:09 am

    Does salmon count ?

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    1. Karim May 20, 2019 at 6:36 pm

      Yup.. the picture on the article is Salmon 😉 Thanks for asking though Kaven 🙂

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  21. Yannik Schinkel May 20, 2019 at 12:46 pm

    Soft cheese

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    1. Karim May 20, 2019 at 6:36 pm

      Cool Yannik thank you for letting us know 🙂

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  22. Jamie Aguilar May 20, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Anyone that can convince me to eat salad is the GOAT 🐐

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    1. Karim May 20, 2019 at 6:40 pm

      👀👀👀 Aha the real GOAT’s are yourself and the rest of the Di1’s, Loyal & passionate… Thanks for the love man

      Reply
  23. Luis Becker May 22, 2019 at 4:17 pm

    Thanks for making this interesting, I’m going to have some sea food with it

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    1. Karim May 23, 2019 at 4:28 pm

      You’re welcome Luis.. Enjoy 🙂

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  24. Declan Jackson May 22, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Wholegrain foods I just hope my belly can take it 😁

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    1. Karim May 23, 2019 at 4:29 pm

      Loool I’ll be praying Declan

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  25. Han Davis May 23, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Oil

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    1. Karim May 23, 2019 at 4:29 pm

      Thanks for letting me know Han 🙂

      Reply
  26. Elisa Haeusser May 23, 2019 at 2:09 pm

    Hard cheese or tofu the choices are all good

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    1. Karim May 23, 2019 at 4:30 pm

      Why thank you Elisa.. I’m glad you think so 🙂

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  27. Ardito Mazzio May 24, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Seafood

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    1. Karim May 25, 2019 at 9:56 am

      Cool Arditio thanks for letting us know 🙂

      Reply
  28. Nele Hengstler May 24, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    I like to try Tofu out.

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    1. Karim May 25, 2019 at 9:56 am

      You should Nele it will be a great chacne to try something new.. I personally like it too 🙂

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  29. Zenaide Riccio May 25, 2019 at 8:24 am

    Soft Cheese

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    1. Karim May 25, 2019 at 9:59 am

      Soft Cheese right Zenaide, thank you for letting us know 🙂

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  30. Melissa Bartolone May 25, 2019 at 9:44 am

    Wholegrain, I ate salad yesterday and 3 or 4 times a week.

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    1. Karim May 25, 2019 at 10:01 am

      Good choice! That’s fantastic it would be even better if you would push yourself to 5 and 6 or 6 and 7.. you’ll see the diffrence if it’s something you’re willing to do.

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    2. Karim May 25, 2019 at 10:02 am

      *Thanks Melissa for letting us know.. this will inspire the Di1’s for sure.

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  31. Jack Reid May 26, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    Chesses.

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    1. Karim May 26, 2019 at 7:26 pm

      Cheeses.. Thanks for letting us know 🙂

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  32. Tony Flynn May 26, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    Nice one I fancy Tofu.

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    1. Karim May 26, 2019 at 7:27 pm

      Thanks and yeah go for it Tony 🙂

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  33. Emma Spencer May 26, 2019 at 11:28 pm

    Thanks for this.

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    1. Karim May 27, 2019 at 11:39 am

      You’re welcome Emma 🙂

      Reply
  34. Sonny Goldsmith May 27, 2019 at 12:29 am

    I use oil with it instead of BBQ sauce now.

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    1. Karim May 27, 2019 at 11:39 am

      Well done Sonny 🙂

      Reply
  35. Ela Wallace May 27, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Hard chesse, Tofu & Wholegrain 🙂

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    1. Karim May 27, 2019 at 11:42 am

      3 choices Ela 🙂 Thanks for sharing them with us!

      Reply
  36. Stella Drachmann May 27, 2019 at 10:39 am

    once a week I know I need to do better.

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  37. Noemi Faerber May 27, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    The hardest part has been to ditch the mayo, but I’m going to try it out.

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    1. Karim May 28, 2019 at 4:19 pm

      Good for you Noemi, I’m glad you’re going for it 🙂

      Reply
  38. Catrin Lichtwark May 28, 2019 at 9:53 am

    4 a day on my lunch and dinner.

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    1. Karim May 28, 2019 at 4:19 pm

      Nice to know Catrin 🙂

      Reply
  39. Elsbeth Landauer May 28, 2019 at 11:19 am

    Nuts for me.

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    1. Karim May 28, 2019 at 4:20 pm

      Great Elsbeth.. thank you for letting us know 🙂

      Reply
  40. Herta Lachner May 29, 2019 at 11:33 am

    The oil and soft cheese, I had some salad last night.

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    1. Karim May 29, 2019 at 3:55 pm

      Right on Herta.. thanks for letting us know 🙂

      Reply
  41. Thekla Keiner May 29, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Wholegrain

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    1. Karim May 29, 2019 at 3:55 pm

      Thanks for letting us know Thekla 🙂

      Reply
  42. Flora Gana May 30, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Hard chesse

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    1. Karim May 31, 2019 at 2:20 pm

      Thanks Flora for letting us know 🙂

      Reply
  43. Natassa Panagakou May 30, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    I eat at least 2 or 3 veggies a day.

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    1. Karim May 31, 2019 at 2:20 pm

      Ok thanks for letting us know Natassa 🙂

      Reply
  44. Elzada Satybaldiev May 31, 2019 at 8:45 am

    I’ve been eating salad now at least mon to fri since reading your article.
    I’m becoming more aware of my health and want to get better, why I love your site so much.

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    1. Karim May 31, 2019 at 2:21 pm

      I’m really happy that you shared that with us.. Wow thank you for the love Elzada 🙂

      Reply
  45. Aigerim Mambetov May 31, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    The tofu topping I really want to have.

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    1. Karim May 31, 2019 at 2:21 pm

      Cool thank you for the comment 🙂

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  46. Amy Lawson June 2, 2019 at 10:18 am

    I eat Salads everyday.

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    1. Karim June 2, 2019 at 5:47 pm

      That’s nice Amy keep it up 🙂

      Reply
  47. Louisa Woods June 2, 2019 at 1:34 pm

    Nuts & Seeds.

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    1. Karim June 2, 2019 at 4:49 pm

      Cool.. Thanks for letting us know Lousia 🙂

      Reply
  48. Kiera Cooper June 2, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Tofu.

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    1. Karim June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm

      Tofu, alright thanks for letting us know which one you’ll try out first.

      Reply
  49. Henry Ross June 4, 2019 at 9:20 am

    Tofu and soft cheese.

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    1. Karim June 5, 2019 at 5:25 pm

      Cool thanks for letting us know Henry 🙂

      Reply
  50. Jack Hughes June 4, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    Wholegrain foods and cheese

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    1. Karim June 5, 2019 at 5:25 pm

      Nice Thanks for sharing this with us Jack 🙂

      Reply
  51. Tommy Grant June 5, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Seafood

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    1. Karim June 5, 2019 at 5:25 pm

      Cool Tommy.. Thanks for letting us know 🙂

      Reply

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