Make more nutritious, delicious and beautiful salads with these simple tips.
When you hear “I’ll just have a salad,” you probably assume that’s a healthy choice. But salads at restaurants, loaded with dressing and cheese, often pack in far more calories than anyone needs in a single meal—according to research by the American Institute for Cancer Research. Loaded with too much dressing, cheese or fried chicken, many are over 800 calories. Luckily, when you decide to have “just a salad” at home, you can easily make all the right choices to keep it healthy and satisfying. Remember the key elements below and you’ll be set.