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29 Salads That Won’t Leave You Hungry

29 Salads That Won’t Leave You Hungry
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The word ‘salad’ makes most people moan, imaginations full of the wimpy lettuce leaves, soggy tomatoes and dried out cucumbers that are served in most restaurants today. Or, if you’re someone who thinks you don’t like salads because you buy the pre-bagged kind at the store, it’s time to give salad a new try this spring and summer.

Salads can make for easy and extremely filling meals that can also be made ahead of time or put together in minutes. But, before you go grabbing the iceberg and pre-shredded carrots, give these 29 recipes below a try first. They’re not just packed with flavor for a variety of crowds and eating preferences, but they’re also filling and tasty too!

1. Greek Salad

29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

    Prevention

    With lean protein, healthy fats from olives, and plenty of fiber from fresh vegetables, this Greek Salad is sure to leave you full all throughout the day!

    2. Turkey Avocado Cobb Salad

    29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

      Prevention

      For a simple dish that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner, try this Turkey Avocado Cobb Salad. It’s a great source of lean protein, fiber, and healthy fats that will keep your hunger levels down but your taste buds happy too!

      3. Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad and Mango Salsa

      29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

        CafeDelites.com

        Tomatoes aren’t the only way to enjoy salsa; mangoes are also a great salsa ingredient and a good source of the vitamin C the body needs for repairing muscles after a hard workout, and improving immunity. Fresh greens and lean protein help round this meal out to provide plenty of fiber and amino acids to stabilize blood sugar levels. Get the recipe at CafeDelites.com

        4. Skinny Chicken and Avocado Chicken Caesar Salad

        29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

          CafeDelites.com

          Most Caesar salads you’ll find are packed with processed fats that are not good options for your heart—or waistline! But this Skinny Chicken and Avocado Chicken Caesar Salad uses real ingredients, healthy fats from the avocado, lean protein, plus fresh veggies you need to manage hunger and nourish your body.

          5. Super Summer Detox Salad

          29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

            Well Plated

            If you’re considering implementing a detox for spring, that’s a great idea. However, you don’t need to starve in order to detox. Cutting processed sugars, most oils, and all forms of conventional animal products can be a simple and effective way to detox. Then add in some clean sources of protein and fresh nutrients like those found in this Super Summer Detox Salad which is full of fiber, protein, real food, and it’s bursting with nutrients to keep you energized and feeling brand new!

            6. Spicy Kale and Quinoa Vegan Salad

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            29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

              The Glowing Fridge

              If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, you’ll love this nutrient-dense salad recipe by The Glowing Fridge that has antioxidant-rich and fiber-rich black beans that are the highest source of protein among all beans. This salad also contains the superfood kale which is a wonderful source of amino acids, iron, and vitamins A and C.

              7. White Peach Salad With Creamy Cashew Carrot-Ginger Dressing

              29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                Happy Healthy Life

                For a light salad made of all fresh ingredients, this White Peach Salad With Creamy Cashew Carrot-Ginger Dressing is a wonderful option to try! This salad is also vegan and includes protein-rich and iron-rich cashews along with fresh and juicy peaches which are a great source of vitamin C and fiber.

                8. Mashed Chickpea Salad

                29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                  The Glowing Fridge

                  For a plant-based alternative to tuna or chicken salad, try this Mashed Chickpea Salad instead which, surprisingly, makes a unique option that resembles the taste and texture of chicken or tuna salad. Plus, chickpeas are a great source of vegan protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, and zinc.

                  9. California Sunset Salad

                  29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                    Happy Healthy Life

                    For a filling meal that you can enjoy for a small lunch or large dinner, make this California Sunset Salad which features antioxidant-rich black rice (that has more protein than brown rice), heart-healthy avocados, and nutrient-dense kale that also offers some protein and fiber, plus antioxidants. You’ll be full for hours and feel great too!

                    10. Salmon and Spinach Quinoa Salad

                    29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                      Healthy Recipe Ecstasy

                      Salmon & Spinach Quinoa Salad is packed with veggies, leafy greens, lean protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and complex carbs to keep you full and satiated. For more even protein and fiber, black beans are added which increases the antioxidant content too!

                      11. Chickpea Shawarma Salad

                      29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                        Minimalist Baker

                        Chickpeas are the star ingredient once again in this Chickpea Shawarma Salad by Minimalist Baker that also includes fresh herbs, greens, and tons of flavor from onion, paprika, garlic, and turmeric. The secret to making this recipe heart-healthy and satisfying is the use of healthy fats from olive oil and hummus!

                        12. Asparagus Salad

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                        29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                          Homespun Capers

                          Asparagus is a wonderful spring ingredient to use and it’s also an often overlooked source of protein with 5 grams per cup, chopped. This Asparagus Salad also includes plenty more filling protein and fiber from avocado, almonds, beans, and fresh greens. The secret to making this recipe shine? Grilling the asparagus before preparing it!

                          13. Mexican Grilled Salmon Salad With Avocado Yogurt Ranch Dressing

                          29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                            Cooking Classy

                            Seafood enthusiasts will love this Mexican Grilled Salmon recipe that offers fish as the source of protein plus fresh summer vegetables like corn, tomatoes, and fresh greens. It also uses a Greek yogurt dressing instead of oil-based dressing, but you can opt for a dairy-free yogurt to use if you’re lactose intolerant or avoiding dairy. Either way, this salad is packed with nutrition and will keep you feeling great!

                            14. Spring Superfood Bowl With Blueberry Ginger Dressing

                            29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                              Spoonful of Flavor

                              Looking to add more superfoods to your diet? This Spring Superfood Bowl With Blueberry Ginger Dressing has you covered! It includes protein and fiber-rich quinoa, mono-unsaturated fats and protein from the avocado; heart-healthy and low-sugar blueberries; chickpeas for protein and fiber; plus, ginger to aid in digestion and give you an extra pep in your step!

                              15. Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

                              29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                The Soulful Spoon

                                For a quick lunch or side at dinner, try this Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad that offers protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and lots of flavor from cilantro, lemon, and even a dash of mustard for a spicy kick! Add your favorite greens to make it even more filling and you’re good to go!

                                16. Salmon Salad Power Bowls

                                29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                  Cotter Crunch

                                  For another option using heart-healthy salmon, try these Salmon Salad Power Bowls. They include some heart-healthy fat, fiber, lean protein, and a host of flavors to satisfy your taste buds and keep your waistline in check!

                                  17. Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad

                                  29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                    Iowa Girl Eats

                                    This Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad is much healthier than those you’ll find in a restaurant. Featuring no processed dressings or oil, this salad has healthy fats, fiber, protein, and a variety of vitamins and minerals to nourish your body!

                                    18. Chicken Salad With Potatoes and Arugula

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                                    29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                      Health

                                      This nutritious Chicken Salad With Potatoes and Arugula is for those who like clean and simple recipes since it contains some lean, shredded chicken, boiled potatoes, and spicy, nutrient-dense arugula for a boost of greens and flavor. Make this ahead of time on Sunday and use any leftovers throughout the week for easy meals that provide protein, fiber from healthy carbs, and healthy fats.

                                      19. Harvest Cobb Salad

                                      29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                        Damn Delicious

                                        Cobb salads are a great option for the summer since they’re filled with fresh ingredients. This Harvest Cobb Salad is a filling option to try since it contains protein, fiber, and healthy fats from pecans along with vitamin C and fiber from fresh greens and fruit.

                                        20. Spring Asparagus Salad

                                        29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                          Feasting at Home

                                          Spring Asparagus Salad is filled with fresh ingredients perfect for an outdoor lunch or dinner that’s sure to satisfy every time. Asparagus is not only filling but also packed with fiber and protein. Also featuring feta cheese, couscous, and olives, this vegetarian salad provides lots of flavor and nutrients!

                                          21. Chopped Kale Salad and Creamy Almond Ginger Dressing

                                          29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                            Edible Perspective

                                            If you’re looking for simple, satisfying, and healthy, then this recipe for Chopped Kale Salad and Creamy Almond Ginger Dressing is a fantastic option. Filled with some of the most nutrient-dense ingredients available such as avocado, kale, almonds, zucchini, quinoa and chickpeas, it will leave you satisfied for hours!

                                            22. Herb and Rice Salad With Beet Chips

                                            29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                              Green Evi

                                              If you’re tired of your regular go-to salad ingredients, you need to try this Herb and Rice Salad With Beet Chips that contains juicy beets, sweet carrots, wholegrain rice, fresh spring herbs, and protein-rich pumpkin seeds! It even includes miso for some healthy probiotics, and it’s filled with flavor from a variety of herbs and spices.

                                              23. Kale Coconut Detox Salad

                                              29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                                The Glowing Fridge

                                                Don’t let the name of this recipe fool you! Even though it is known as a detox salad, it’s packed with flavor and filling ingredients. Kale and Coconut Detox Salad contains almonds, edamame, coconut, kale, and a flavorful dressing from real, fresh ingredients. Give it a try for lunch or dinner for something new and different!

                                                24. Avocado and Grilled Chicken Salad With Skinny Chipotle Lime Dressing

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                                                  Cooking Classy

                                                  Here’s a great salad recipe that mixes summertime flavor with a healthy touch! Featuring spicy chipotle spices and creamy avocados paired with lean chicken, you’ll be full and satisfied for hours after making this recipe for Avocado and Grilled Chicken Salad With Skinny Chipotle Lime Dressing!

                                                  25. Butternut Squash and Quinoa Mason Jar Salad

                                                  29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                                    Green Evi

                                                    For those that need something filling for a take-alone lunch or a portable dinner option, this Butternut Squash and Quinoa Mason Jar Salad is something you might like to try. Or, if you work at home and have a hard time finding time to make lunch, just prepare a few mason jar salads like this one so you can just grab your meal, add your dressing, shake and enjoy!

                                                    26. Caprese Chicken and Avocado Chopped Salad

                                                    29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                                      Cooking Classy

                                                      Basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, honey, and garlic add a pop of flavor to a typical chicken salad recipe in this Caprese Chicken and Avocado Chopped Salad. If you have your chicken made ahead of time, it should come together in minutes which makes it a great option for busy weeknights or dinner parties.

                                                      27. Five Bean Salad With Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

                                                      29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                                        Epicurious

                                                        For a plant-based, flavor-rich salad that fills you up and satisfies your taste buds, this Five Bean Salad With Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette is a great option. Featuring protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals from simple foods, it is also friendly for tight budgets since beans are a cheap source of protein.

                                                        28. Healthy Avocado Tuna Salad

                                                        29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                                          Little Broken

                                                          Tuna salad is a classic recipe many people enjoy all year round for a filling option, but it’s usually packed with processed mayo. For a more heart-healthy option that’s made from real food, this Healthy Avocado Tuna Salad makes a great option but also satisfies too. Bonus? This recipe comes with three tasty options for different ways to enjoy it!

                                                          29. Summer Nicoise Salad With Grilled Fish 
                                                          29 Salads That Won't Leave You Hungry

                                                            Feasting at Home

                                                            Halibut is one of the most heart-healthy types of white fish and one of the leanest protein options you can choose, but it’s also one of the most flavorful, making it a true treasure of the sea! Enjoy it whenever you can, and opt for using it in a healthy recipe with fresh vegetables and greens such as this Summer Nicoise Salad With Grilled Fish.

                                                            See, now … salad doesn’t have to be boring, does it? For more tasty and filling options, these summertime salads might interest you too!

                                                            Featured photo credit: Kurman Communications/Flickr via flic.kr

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                                                            Last Updated on July 12, 2021

                                                            100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                            100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                                            Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                                            By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                                            Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                                            83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                                              84 write random letter

                                                                85 use a rubberband

                                                                  86 dorm smell bad

                                                                    87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                                                      89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                                        90 take a picture of the name card

                                                                          91 iron inside out

                                                                            92 old newspaper

                                                                              93 tumble try shoes

                                                                                keep a card like this

                                                                                  SONY DSC

                                                                                    94 soap bar

                                                                                      95 make a hole

                                                                                        96 drop the battery

                                                                                          97 use a coozie

                                                                                            98 when taking a picture

                                                                                              use a clean dust pan

                                                                                                try a pants hanger

                                                                                                  use your cellphone light

                                                                                                    use a spring from an old pen

                                                                                                      quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                                        user binder clips

                                                                                                          wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                                            put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                                              clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                                                use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                                                  doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                                                    use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                                                      use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                                        freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                                          use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                                            almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                                              sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                                                unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                                                  cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                                                    remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                                                      turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                                        for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                                          how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                                            tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                                              place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                                                ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                                                  use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                                                    take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                                                      how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                                        put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                                          How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                                            user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                                              good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                                                turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                                                  50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                                                    the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                                                      add one teaspoon of baking soda

                                                                                                                                                                        38

                                                                                                                                                                          hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                                            stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                                              the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                                                how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                                                  the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                                                    use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                                                      to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                                        user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                                          a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                                            rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                                              use a soda pop tab

                                                                                                                                                                                                50

                                                                                                                                                                                                  51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                                        kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                                          use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

                                                                                                                                                                                                            58

                                                                                                                                                                                                              59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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