In your lunchbox: 5 quick salads
Planning to go on a diet? How about trying these five simple salad recipes?
Here are five salads that you can save to your regular repertoire. They always work, and you don't need to worry about wilting lettuce leaves.
Moroccan salad: Grated carrots, cumin powder, olive oil, lemon juice, coriander leaves and a handful of plump raisins.
Pasta salad: pasta, shredded ham, halved cherry tomatoes, thyme, and olive oil.
Cherry tomato salad: Halved cherry tomatoes, torn basil leaves, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and sliced fresh mozzarella.
Creamy chicken: Sliced poached chicken, mayonnaise, toasted walnuts, finely chopped celery and sliced olives.
Noodle salad (no cooking!): Glass noodles, soy sauce, toasted peanuts, sliced mushrooms, mint, shredded cucumber and carrots.
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