Eating salad can be a healthy choice, but if you are looking to take your meal to a whole new level, it can be helpful to add some particularly nutrient-dense toppings on top of your greens.
To dress up your salad in style, we talked to some expert dietitians about all the best and surprising salad additions that make any salad a satisfying and healthy meal. Below are some of the toppings they recommend keeping in mind.
Granola will add an unexpected crunch.
Cottage cheese is full of protein.
Blueberries are a low-calorie addition to salads.
Eggs are cheap and satisfying.
Seaweed can replace salt on your salad.
Kefir can be used in salad dressings and will give you probiotics.
Dried figs are the perfect sweet addition.
Whole grains will make your salad more satisfying.
Nutritional yeast has a salty, cheese-like taste.
Sunflower seeds are incredibly nutritious and tasty.
Flaxseed oil can be mixed in with your favorite dressing.
Jicama will add crunch to your salad.