iland co believes that all women are beautiful and come in all shapes and sizes. We love strong, vibrant women who work hard to be healthy. We don't need diets!
Did you know that eating a salad just once a day is one of the simplest and most healthy eating habits you can have.
Not only do they taste great, but a salad is such an easy way to make sure you add some servings of vegetables to your diet. Adding this source of fibre to your eating keeps your digestion on track and helps lower cholesterol. More fibre in your diet also means you will feel fuller for longer. That's a win-win in our books.
Dark greens provide the best nutrients as well as having iron, calcium and potassium. They also provide powerful antioxidants to your system and have even been linked to helping lower the risks of lots of diseases.
When the heat is on, a mouth watering salad is one of our favourite meals to enjoy. We have collected some of the most delicious salads we could find and shared them here with you. Not only will these keep you looking fantastic in those kimonos but they will have you glowing from the inside out.
Anti-Pasto Salad and Macadamia Pesto -Vegan Style
Andrea from earthyandy lives on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii with her family. Her recipes are all about food as an all-encompassing lifestyle and using food to heal.
If you are looking for a healthy alternative to the traditional anti-pasto platters this is great. With flavours of olives, pepperoncini and marinated capsicums, yum.
For this delicious and super healthy recipe head here
If you like your salads crunchy and packed with a bit of a punch, Rena Patten's Super Slaw is perfect. With a rainbow of veggies, quinoa and a horseradish dressing this salad has so much flavour.
For this amazing recipe head here.
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Simple Sushi Salad
This salad from Jamie Oliver includes a few of our favourite things and is super easy to make. Great for a quick, simple meal after a full day at the beach.
You know it's going to taste great if it's from Jamie Oliver and we love his dedication to spreading the word about healthy eating.
If you enjoy the tastes of salmon, ginger, kale and wasabi head here for the receipe.
Raw Thai Salad
With one of her favourite quotes being "Let food be thy medicine– Hippocrates." you know the recipes from Elsa's Wholesome Life are going to be next level.
This recipe is great if you are vegan and is a collection of raw, whole foods. All those vibrant colours mean your body is getting a wide variety of nutrients to keep you feeling amazing.
If you enjoy Asian tastes of lime and tamari then check out the recipe here.
BAE Brekky Salad
Yes you heard right. Salad for breakfast! Apart from your breakfast mate, BAE stands for Bacon, Avocado and Egg. This hearty salad is a great way to start your day and will help you feel your best all day long. From one of our fave sites MoveNourishBelieve, this has to be tried to be believed.
To start your day the right way, click over to the recipe here.
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We hope that these recipes entice you to add more salads to your diet and help you glow. Pin them to your food board for future meals.
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