As February begins and the cold days of winter become fewer in Vancouver, you can take the step toward a healthier you by eating more salads. Certain types of salad are especially ideal to eat during the month of February, and it’s not too late to restart your New Year’s resolution if you want to improve your diet.
Here are some of the top salads that you can try making this February.
1. Butternut Squash Fall Salad
This autumn favorite can still be enjoyed in February if you want to eat something that will make you feel cozier. You can try roasting some butternut squash and combining it with escarole leaves and kale to make this hearty salad. Dijon mustard and lemon juice can also be added to your salad for additional flavor.
2. Shredded Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad
If you want to eat more superfoods to give your body more energy to make it through the rest of the cold winter days, this salad can do the trick. You can make this salad by slicing some kale and Brussels sprouts into thin strips and adding about ¼ cup of coarsely chopped pistachios and ½ cup of shredded parmesan cheese. Honey mustard is often an ideal dressing for this salad.
3. Grilled Cabbage Caesar Salad
By coating some cabbage leaves in extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper and grilling them over a medium heat, you can create the perfect base for a grilled cabbage Caesar salad. Panko breadcrumbs and aged pecorino cheese can then be sprinkled onto your salad. A Caesar salad dressing will make your salad ready to eat.
4. Chicken, Avocado and Mango Salad
For a salad with more exotic flare, you can combine some cooked shredded chicken with sliced mangos and avocados to make this healthy masterpiece. These ingredients can be placed on a bed of spring lettuce mix for a satisfying and refreshing meal. For extra spice, try adding ¼ cup of chili garlic sauce to the mix. You can also add two tablespoons of brown sugar and some lime juice to your salad for more flavor.
You can start living healthier and make the last days of winter easier on yourself by preparing these salads. Visit us at Famous Foods to pick up all the ingredients you will need for your February salads! Learn more about our curbside pickup service at www.famousfoods.ca.