Chaat Masala Okra Salad
This recipe marries okra with a tomato spiced mixture that allows the okra to stay crisp (not slimy.)
Mock Tuna Salad
A great veggie twist on tuna salad served best with toasted multi-grain toast or on a bed of greens.
White Peach Spinach Salad
A great salad to have alone for lunch or a light dinner or as a side salad with seafood or lean protein.
Tofu and Watermelon Radish Salad
Meatless, but wonderful to eat. Lunch or dinner is served in 15 minutes.
Cilantro Lime Salad
This is a great salad to eat in the summertime, add your favorite lean protein (grilled pork, grilled chicken, or tofu) and you have the perfect, "easy to prep" lunch!
Tangerine Dream Spinach and Feta Salad
This recipe will consistently satisify you with only five ingredients. You can substitute tangerines with orange segments or clementines.
Crunchy Beet and Chickpea Salad
This salad is bright pink and full of colorful deliciousness. Chickpeas have absolutely no saturated fat and are high in fiber. When you eat beets raw you are giving yourself a major boost in vitamin A and B as well as helping fight off heart disease.
Citrus, Fennel, Berry, and Basil Salad
This salad is an easy citrusy meal served with a little goat cheese or mozzarella, it will make your mouth sing with flavor. Only 20 minutes to prepare and is great for a light lunch or fast dish to put together for a pitch-in dinner with friends and family.
Edible Flowers, Berries, and Mixed Greens Salad
Take advantage of fresh berries and non-pesticide edible flowers. You can find edible flowrs in containers near the produce/herb section of your local grocery store.
Salad in a jar
This is a great way to prepare your lunch or meal ahead of time and not have to worry about spending your lunch hour chopping veggies and brainstorming what to eat.
Grilled Oysters en Brochette and Steamed Herb Vegetable Salad
A classic Creole dish with a salad becomes a satisfying, quick, and fancy meal.
Golden Beet Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette
This salad is great by itself or with a lean protein of your choice (chicken breast, turkey, pork or tofu.) The nutritional info does not include lean protein. Enjoy!
Pickled Nectarine and Creole Tomato Salad with Grilled Artichokes
Creole tomato season gets started early in the summer and paired with pickled nectarine dressing and grilled artichokes, your tastebuds will thank you.
Summer Berry, Feta, and Spinach Chopped Salad
Light meals full of fresh ingredients are great for keeping cool in hot months but also help fill you up with valuable fiber and nutrients throughout the year. Try packing this easy and fast meal for lunch on the go and you will feel energized all afternoon.
Grilled Scallop Nectarine Tomato Salad
Grilling is a great way to enjoy warm weather and sunny Louisiana days! This salad is quick, easy, and packs a wonderful lime-sweet-savory punch. Try it out at your next cook-out.
Grilled Provencal Chicken Salad with Pickled Magnolia Vinaigrette
In Louisiana we have lots of fresh herbs and edible flowers to infuse flavor and deliciousness into all are meals.
Tuna Salad with Capers, Lemon, and Olive Oil
Beautiful fresh and cool summer salad that you can eat by itself within romaine leaves or tear the leaves to a bite size and stuff into pita bread for lunch or a travel friendly picnic meal at the park.
Peaches, Cashews, and Manchego in a Mixed Greens Salad with Peachy Dressing
Summer is the right time to enjoy fresh fruit and savory greens together in a refreshing salad.
Mango-Cucumber Salad with Proscuitto
A salad full of summer flavor and an impressive dish for any Memorial Day weekend cook out.
Louisiana Red Fish Arugula Salad
Red fish is light and flakey grilled, baked and paired with a spicy arugula salad.
Cajun Tempeh Hash with a Mixed Salad
A veggie take on traditional ham hash with a traditional mixed salad and New Orleans dressing.
Fried Egg Salad with Feta
This simple salad is less than 200 calories and perfect for brunch or a quick lunch.
Everyday Salad with Creamy Tofu Basil Dressing
Skip some of the extra fat and cholestrol in your diet with this dressing. This works great for that creamy ranch taste you crave in a salad or you can use it to replace mayonnaise.
Curried Faux Egg Salad with Firm Tofu
This is a quick meatless meal with tofu. Makes a great sandwich filler in advance for a picnic or brown bagging it to the office.
Orange and Fennel Salad
Fennel is a light, sweet delicate bulb of a vegetable. It's great for potassium and fiber. This is a great salad to add firm tofu to or fresh seafood such as shrimp or grilled tilapia. Recipe courtesy of EnLITEned Kosher Cooking.
Lamb Burger on a Bed of Greens
Lamb in small portions within a balanced diet is a great way to ingest vitamin B12, protein, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, and niacin. Removing the bun to this lamb burger is a great way to enjoy lamb without extra carbs.
Power Green Salad with Turkey and Pear
Kale, mixed salad greens, cilantro and spinach make a powerful salad mixed with a lean protein like turkey.
Fast and High Energy Boost Salad
This is a fast and filling salad that is sure to help you get through the work day.
Cucumber Quinoa Salad
Light and full of protein, quinoa is great by itself or served with a lean protein (pork/chicken) or a side of fruit and steamed veggies. Recipe courtesy of Louisiana2step.com.
Roasted Parsnips and Sweet Potato with Arugula Salad
Slow roasted parsnips and sweet potato add a sweetness against spicy Arugula leaves.
Louisiana Citrus Shrimp and Spinach Salad
Louisiana has a bountiful selection of citrus across the state. Grapefruits, satsumas, lemons, and more. Choose your favorite local citrus and add it to this simple citrus shrimp salad. Recipe adapted from TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
Fifteen Minute Bean Salad
In a hurry to make a healthy lunch or need a quick flavorful dish to prepare for a get-together? This bean salad will do the job. Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.
This salad is great with local Lousiana seafood or with the veggies alone. It has the flavors of sushi with no extra work needed. Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.
Watercress & Endive Salad with Caramelized Pecans
Louisiana knows how to make amazing pralines, but what if you could make a salad that is reminiscent of pralines and had less calories? LiveWell has you covered with this sweet and savory salad. Courtesy of the Georgia Pecan Commission.
Healthy Loaded Tuna Pasta Salad
Why make BORING tuna salad? When you can make it AWESOME with healthy veggies and Greek yogurt.
Italian Veggie Salad
In 15 minutes you can enjoy this dish full of great zesty, Italian flavor. This recipe is courtesy of CanolaInfo and "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" from the American Diabetes Association.
Potato, Broccoli and Fennel Salad
Vegetarian salad with filling potatoes and full of flavor. Recipe courtesy of Idaho Potato Commission.
Chicken Tarragon Salad
Take advantage of those leftover chicken pieces in the fridge and make a delicious tarragon salad!
Louisiana Blue Crab Salad with Avocado, Grapefruit and Citrus Ginger Vinaigrette
A great local seafood salad that is perfect to serve during the holidays or any special occassion. Recipes altered and courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
Wilted Kale Salad with Turkey Sausage
Kale is an amazing leafy cabbage-like vegetable that helps your digestive tract as well as offers many other health benefits.
Shrimp Caesar Salad
An easy and fast salad meal full of shrimp and delicious flavor makes this entree a great recipe for any lunch or dinner. Feel free to add your favorite greens and veggies.
Asian Turkey Salad
If you love the flavors of Asian food then you will love this lean and light turkey salad. Recipe courtesy of the National Turkey Federation.
Autumn Apple, Ham and Goat Cheese Salad
Perfect fall salad that works as a meal by itself. Recipe and photo courtesy of National Pork Board.
Apple Cranberry Salad
A fresh fruity salad that makes a great snack or appetizer to any holiday meal. Recipe courtesy of Cranberry Marketing Committee
Wheat Berry Tuna Salad
Switch up your normal tuna salad with nutritious wheat berries. Great by itself or in a low carb wrap.
Smoked Chicken with Olives and Satsuma Salad
Satusuma adds a local Louisiana twist and wonderful citrus taste to this salad
White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Salad
Protein rich salad that can be a side dish or a main course. This recipe and others are available within The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes